45% think lads' mags fuel sexism

A Daybreak survey has revealed almost half of people thought lad's mags, like Nuts and Zoo, encouraged sexism and 77% would not allow their child to buy one. The poll comes ahead of a meeting between MPs calling on shops to stop stocking them.

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'Over a third' want lads' mags banned from shops

Over a third of people questioned as part of a Daybreak poll on lads' mags want to see magazines like Zoo and Nuts banned from stores.

Protesters picketed Tesco stores in August to urge them to ditch lads mags. Credit: PA

Nearly a third of people thought lads mags were harmful to society and almost half, 45%, believed they fuelled sexism.

A staggering 77% of people questioned would not allow their child to buy one.

The results comes ahead of a parliamentary meeting lead by MP Caroline Lucas, along with women's rights groups UK Feminista and Object, and will strongly criticise Tesco, the UK's biggest retailer, for stocking lads' mags.

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