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Student slams 'sexist' rental firm for advertising rooms with half-naked woman (5 Pics)

The leaflet [pictured] shows a topless woman posing in a seductive manner

A university student has slammed a rental company for being "sexist" after it released a "disgusting" leaflet showing a half-naked woman.
Helen Hill, 25, published a video of herself opening the shocking flyer from Clever Student Lets on Facebook after finding it in her university library.
The leaflet's cover reads: "Cleaver Student Lets...always what you what."
And inside it says: "Why not take a peek...at our clever student properties?"
Alongside the caption is a picture of a half-naked woman with an arrow to her breasts. The caption reads: "The biggest in Plymouth."
When you open the leaflet it shows views of apartments as opposed to the naked woman

"It saddens me that today, we still must fight this battle," Helen said.
"62% of 4,500 students polled in the UK revealed they have experienced sexual violence and, risk of rape at universities is double that of the National Statistics' estimate.
"Yet STILL these thoughtless, unimaginative and to be honest, absolutely disgusting adverts still circulate our academic buildings here at the University of Plymouth and in universities worldwide.
"Highly sexualised images of people have far-reaching damaging consequences for ALL genders and in the 2000s hyper-sexualised images of women were 10 times more likely than of men.
"This is a perfect example of a woman being depicted as a passive object for someone else's sexual pleasure.
"The words 'always what you want' and 'take a peek' eliminate the 'need' for consent.
"This sort of media drives the opinion that sex is something 'purely physical', based on female exhibitionism.
"We will not allow adverts like this to still be accepted Clever Student Lets."
Helen said the leaflet epitomises a woman being depicted as a passive object for someone else's sexual pleasure, driving the opinion that sex is something 'purely physical'.
The 25-year-old student came across the leaflet after attending a talk on sexual assault.
She said: "I can understand why it may not offend everyone as it may not be automatic to link with these hyper-sexualised images with the many other issues that face our society, but studies have told us that it is images like this in the media that can exacerbate the sexual objectifying of people, leading to sexual assault."
She added: "Additionally, this rise in sexual images has detrimental effects on the younger generation and general public well-being.
One woman posted her response back from Clever Student Lets in the comments of the post.
They replied: "I am sorry you feel this way about the advert.
"We have the male on as well and in no way do we believe this supports rape, as I am sure you can understand.
"The campaign is one with both a male and female audience and has not been done with specific gender roles in mind, as we do not campaign with any targets like that.
"Apologies you have read it this way."
When approached this morning, the company said it did not want to comment further.
The Facebook post has caused a heated debate online with some people saying that it is just marketing while others agree with Helen.
Chelsea Douglas said: "Sexual objectification is not okay no matter what gender you are."
Cathy Whithfield said: "Even if they have a male version, it's still ridiculous. I'd have little respect for a company who advertises like this and (as I've heard) is an appalling company anyway."

Jack Curly Henderson said: "Sex sells, quit complaining."
Lee Griffin said: "Who gives a f**k! Get a life. It is clever marketing and funny."
Clever Student Lets is a student accommodation provider in Plymouth.
They provide thousands of rooms for the town's student population.

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