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Women’s Issues

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  • Leftover women #changedestiny in Marriage Market

    By on 8 April 2016

    “Sheng Nu” is the Chinese term for “leftover woman,” the ones over 25 that haven’t married yet and are increasingly pressured as they grow older and haven’t yet found a husband and married, being stigmatised by parents and friends. Skincare...

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  • Prom dresses made of condoms promote safer sex

    By on 25 March 2016

    A fascinating stunt by Adolescent Health Project & the Women’s Fund of Omaha in Nebraska, USA, is putting safer sex front-and-centre as local teens shop for prom dresses. Proms, or formal high school dance parties, are an American tradition that...

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  • Amazon Eve have experienced firsthand about the wage gap

    By on 21 March 2016

    Equal Pay Day is originally started as a Belgian initiative and now grown into European level. Because the pay gap is still a problem in and for all European member states. The day is the annual day to pay attention to this inequality. Equal Pay...

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  • Disembodied private parts preach consent

    By on 4 March 2016

    In a campaign that reminds me of Sweden’s singing genitals for kids, the North America’s Project Consent uses cute animations of body parts to deliver an important social message. In this case, however, the target audience is older. And...

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  • On the Shoulders of Giants for Bodily Autonomy

    By on 25 February 2016

    This is not the most exciting campaign video that you will encounter. On the contrary. And yet the video is good. Or perhaps just because it is not exciting. It is the historical perspective what makes it so clearly. The video...

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  • 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 #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: 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 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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