Not Buying It was set up in 2016 by people concerned by the objectification of women, by the porn and sex trade and by their normalising by the mass media. We are women and men, mums and dads, campaigners & journalists, educationalists & mental health professionals. And you?
We have been asking the ASA to stop ads for prostitution in our Great British Press. 50% of children read newspapers. What's more, The ASA is a Public Body with a legal duty to promote gender equality!
We've sent a copy of The Sport to every MP asking why porn was being sold as a Newspaper and asking them to simply ensure existing 'retail codes' were ammended to get it off the bottom shelf.
A landmark case in May 2017 exposed how Local Councils might be breaking the law by granting strip joint licenses without properly considering the impact on women's equality and safety. You can use this to challenge your local council too!