I work in the leisure industry and in my workplace we hand out swimming packs: cheap nylon swimming bags with our logo vinyl-printed on them and a leaflet inside about running on poolside, wearing jewellery, and what constitutes appropriate swimwear. I admire aspects of the Mumsnet campaign. I applaud parents who aim to inspire and equip their daughters to achieve things in their own right, rather than simply hanging off the arm of a rich man. But when the campaign wants to stop the retail of articles of clothing because of a supposed implication of sexual availability , their aims and mine diverge. I spoke to a number of parents while researching this article. Views were mixed, but I found that amongst the more vocal feminist parents, there was a trend to allow their children to wear bikinis if that was what they wanted to wear.
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Pink tweeted accusing Piper Rockelle's parents of exploiting her by photographing her in a bikini. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The singer Pink accused a year-old YouTuber's parents of having "exploited" their daughter by allowing her to be photographed in a bikini. Piper Rockelle, who has over 8 million subscribers on YouTube, where she's known for participating in pranks and challenges, disputed the claim in a statement to Insider. My friends and I live in the water. Pink, whose real name is Alecia Beth Moore, asked her 31 million Twitter followers in a Sunday tweet: "How many kids like Piper Rockelle are being exploited by their parents? The singer appeared to be referring to a series of bikini photos Piper shared on Instagram, where she has 4. The account's bio says the page is "managed by Family. In her statement to Insider, she said she didn't believe there was anything inherently wrong with someone her age wearing a bikini.
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Gwenyth Paltrow recently released a line of bikinis for the 4 to 8 set, and the swimwear has recharged a long-time debate over the inappropriate nature of scantily clad little girls. But the other side says it's not the lack of fabric that is sexualizing little girls, but the very conversation we're having about them. Photographed in Walnut Creek, Calif. The girls in this and-under crowd are wading in the pool wearing all the ruffles, sequins and neon colors currently trending in swimwear.