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Women’s Issues

We have 412 blogposts about Women’s Issues.
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  • 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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  • 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

    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… ( • )( • )

    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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  • 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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  • Undressing Disability: Speaking up for sexual needs

    By on 12 November 2015

    Much of the social discourse about advertising involves the inappropriate sexualization of people in ads, especially women. But what if a group of people actually asks you to sexualize them? That’s the message behind Undressing Disability, a new campaign...

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  • Everything is right in this campaign about bodily autonomy

    By on 8 November 2015

    A big hurray for this campaign from the Canadian Avalon Sexual Assault Centre. They proof that not only communication professionals know the rules of appealing communication, the fact that we often seek. Also applause for an organization that wasn’t blinded by...

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  • Barbie. New direction. New product?

    By on 2 November 2015

    This relaunch ad from Barbie is amazing. It absolutely rides the wave of female empowerment that “Like a Girl” kicked off last year. The idea, tone, casting, and execution are pitch-perfect. (And with sales down 14% in 2014 alone,...

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  • This touching portrait of Rosa is about life after storms

    By on 24 October 2015

    It seems the easiest way to reuse Vimeo staff picks for a blog post. But even now we cannot escape because of the high quality of this portrait from Guatemala. It’s the story of Rosa, a young Mayan woman, and the storms...

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  • These ads are not your winning lottery ticket, they bring you wisdom

    By on 15 October 2015

    It’s that little voice you hear now and then. Cancer is not knocking on my door is that dangerous count on luck. These ads are yet another call for regular checks. If diagnosed early, the chances of curing breast cancer...

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