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Women’s Issues

We have 402 blogposts about Women’s Issues.
Related Pinterest board: Feminism & Sexism.

  • Plan Belgium: no more cutting

    FGM is terrifying shocking, even with paper

    By on 8 March 2017

    Plan Belgium came with this video in the first week of February to take part in the fight against Female Genital Mutulation (FGM), with global activities on 6 February. The organisation worked with Mandy Smith, who became famous with her...

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  • When The One That Got Away… Really Needed To

    By on 15 February 2017

    This new ad by Union Creative, for Toronto’s Interval House, plays with your assumptions. Launched on Valentine’s Day, it opens with three men from different walks of life (but all white) talking about “the one that got away.” The interview...

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  • Scottish Government - Cervical Cancer Screening Campaign

    Scottish call to nip cervical cancer in the bud

    By on 9 February 2017

    Fruit and flowers as a visual metaphor in social advertising, it is often done. Which makes you giggle or blush mostly. Like this call for self examiniation, thinking of ( • )( • ) for cancer awareness or fruit labels for breastfeeding advocacy. A flower...

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  • Shepard Fairey about We The People

    Shepard Fairey about We The People

    By on 30 January 2017

    This video is nice rough cut made in the days of the Trump inauguration and the following Women’s March in Los Angeles. But the filmmaker Laura Rudich began with an interview of Shepard Fairey at his latest exhibition in gallery Subliminal Projects....

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  • New successful abortion fund began with a single tweet

    New successful abortion fund began with a single tweet

    By on 29 January 2017

    This video is the result of a remarkable spontaneous action which began with a tweet last week. It was a reaction on Donald Trump’s far-reaching anti-abortion measure, which cuts the 575 million funding of NGO’s that support women in lower-income countries...

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  • Defacing violence against women

    Defacing violence against women

    By on 16 November 2016

    This smart guerilla action by a group of creatives in Chicago, USA, starts with a simple insight – if we think it’s OK to deface posters of women with sexist and violent grafitti, what does that imply about how society sees violence against...

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  • #GrabHimByTheBallot: Undraped women against Trump

    By on 26 October 2016

    German-American photographer Anja Shütz, and a growing group of bold women, are taking an artistic stand against misogynistic comments a US Presidential nominee uttered several years ago. The phrase in question is from a taped 2005 conversation with an...

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  • Swedish Cancer Society squares off with Facebook censorship

    By on 21 October 2016

    It’s a friendly, helpful, and potentially life-saving video using simplified human shapes. What could possibly go wrong? According to The Guardian, Facebook took the video down from the Swedish Cancer Society (Cancerfonden)’s page, citing community guidelines for “offensive” content. I...

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  • Activists put warning labels on racist costumes

    By on 20 October 2016

    BuzzFeed reports that a Canadian group, Saskatchewan Coalition Against Racism (SCAR), has been running a guerrilla campaign against a Halloween retailer selling costumes that promote offensive stereotypes of Indigenous peoples. The group targeted a Spirit Halloween location in Regina, affixing...

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  • Clitoral crop marks are a monumental PSA for women’s sexual health

    By on 19 October 2016

    It looks like an alien symbol, a “crop circle” to greet UFOs. But it’s much more down-to-Earth. This 120-metre symbol, marked on a field near Montferrier-sur-Lez, France, is a clitoris. Yes, the female organ of sexual pleasure. Sexologists Marie-Noelle Lanuit and Jean-Claude Piquard...

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