are “lagging behind” in efforts to tackle sex robots,
experts have warned, amid concerns they could "make women
interchangeable with technology".
Human-like robots are
sold as substitutes for women and are marketed as “companions”,
“girlfriends” or “wives”, a coalition of academics, abuse victims
and activists have claimed and MPs and ministers are ignorant
of the potential dangers.
a time when pornography, prostitution and child exploitation is
facilitated and proliferated by digital technology turning it into
a global profitable industry; these products further promote the
objectification of the female body and as such constitute a
further assault on human intimacy,” the campaign...