Around 2,500 images reported under JOC initiative aiming to stop sexualisation of female athletes

October 19, 2021

A Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) initiative aimed at preventing female athletes from being photographed in a sexualised manner when competing in their events has seen around 2,500 non-consensual objectifying images submitted in complaint.

The service was launched last November, with female athletes able to report sexualised images from competing in their events to a designated website set up by the JOC. Inside The Games