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Women’s Issues

We have 370 blogposts about Women’s Issues.
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  • Charity Ovarian Cancer Canada cancer charity shows off its #Ladyballs

    Canadian cancer charity shows off its #Ladyballs

    By on 31 January 2016

    It’s a genuinely funny ad, but viewers seem split on whether it’s fighting or promoting a certain kind of sexism. #Ladyballs is an awareness and fundraising campaign for Ovarian Cancer Canada (OCC) by Grey4Good, a division of Grey Canada . OCC says that...

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  • Anne goes rogue for abortion rights in PEI

    Anne goes rogue for abortion rights in PEI #iamkarats

    By on 30 January 2016

    Anne of Green Gables, the fictional character first published by Lucy Maud Montgomery in 1908, has become an icon of Canadian children’s literature and a major tourist draw for the province of Prince Edward Island (PEI). In the books, Anne...

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  • Breastfeeding advocacy

    Breastfeeding advocacy: The new way to objectify boobs

    By on 29 January 2016

    (The campaign “in situ” photos, appearing at the bottom of this post, show bare female nipples just in case your workplace is sensitive about that kind of thing.) Here at Osocio, we have blogged repeatedly about the attempts by advertisers...

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  • Turning expensive Stella beer into water.

    Turning expensive beer into water.

    By on 26 January 2016

    This new campaign and initiative from Stella throws a lot of money and work at something very simple: water. Still the simplest resource that too many of us don’t have access to. But still. Overblown, humourless script? Check. Incredibly...

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  • #SexFactsOmaha fights teen sex myths

    By on 26 January 2016

    This campaign, by all-volunteer agency Serve Marketing for Women’s Fund of Omaha, is pretty good in terms of production. But do teens really believe any of these things? This gives me serious doubts about sex education in Omaha. The campaign includes TV spots,...

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  • Frauenzentrale Center of Women Domestic Violence Stalin

    If your partner turns out to be Joseph Stalin

    By on 28 December 2015

    We have lots of dictators in our archive and this new campaign from the Swiss Frauenzentrale is no exception in terms of visual language. It is about the two different sides, friendly and violent. The Swiss organization plays it safe by choosing already dead...

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  • Charity Tommy's Insensitive things people say about miscarriage

    Insensitive things people say about miscarriage

    By on 26 November 2015

    85% of women in the UK who had a miscarriage said that they didn’t think people understood what they had gone through. That is the basis of the recent campaign efforts from charity Tommy’s. Tommy’s did a poll recently within a...

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  • ItsNeverOkay makes harassment brutally frank

    #ItsNeverOkay makes harassment brutally frank

    By on 26 November 2015

    **Trigger Warning: Sexual Harassment, Bullying, Implied Rape** In March, I wrote about the Government of Ontario’s great new anti-sexual-assault campaign, #WhoWillYouHelp. Now, they’re addressing some more subtle forms of harassment, both sexual and bullying, by having the offenders speak plainly...

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  • Thinking of Breast Cancer

    Thinking of… ( • )( • )

    By on 19 November 2015

    Breasts are compared with uncountable things. That has always been so and it will always remain so. And this is also done in this in the breast cancer awareness campaign made for TV network LIFETIME Latin America specially created for 19 October,...

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  • Childrens Society Sexual abuse should not be a normal part of growing up

    Sexual abuse should not be a normal part of growing up

    By on 17 November 2015

    I’m of two minds about this new campaign for The Children’s Society (UK) by VCCPme: The storyline is chilling, and deeply affecting. Especially when we see the family’s ignorance of what the young woman is going through. At the same time,...

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