Anti-rape campaigns which focus solely on women’s behaviour are nothing new: previous publicly-funded campaigns have told women ‘Don’t be a victim’ and ‘Let down your hair, not your guard’.
A Spanish designer, Dolores Cortes, has chosen a baby girl with Downs Syndrome, Valentina Guerrero, to appear on the cover of her US catalogue. It’s a bold move guaranteed to generate a little extra publicity and I welcome her decision; personally I find the image refreshing, it makes me smile to see a cute, happy young child regardless of her disability and it’s constructive to stir up the conversation about disability in advertising again.
What hope is there for the citizens of Syria? Every day brings news of new atrocities, with the lines of legitimacy increasingly blurred as the state and non-state hydras battle in a cycle of attacks, reprisals, counter-attacks and counter-reprisals.
Just under a year ago, I faced a pretty monumental decision. At the age of seventeen, I had to weigh up two contrasting options for my future. In September 2012, I could have chosen to remain within the stable borders of the conventional education system, but stack up a minimum £27,000 of debt. My alternative was to enter the world of work and search for a modest income, whilst youth unemployment soars.
Ah, Katie Price. Every feminist’s nightmare. Is she a feminist? Isn’t she? Should we like her or loathe her? Yet she’s still influential to young women and teenage girls.
David “cash-in-hand payments are wrong” Gauke was advertising for an unpaid intern in April.
As part of Team GB for the London Olympics and as an Olympic Silver Medalist for Team GB in 2008, I’m aware of just how hard the final stretch of any major challenge can be. Of course, practice and preparation for the main event are crucial, but I know that at the end it takes every fibre in my body to finish the race as well as I started.
Exchequer Secretary David Gauke sparked controversy this week after criticising homeowners who give workers cash-in-hand payments. But is it really immoral?
Trends in parenting come and go as quickly as the latest fashion trends on the catwalk.
Illyumzhinov’s rule of Kalmykia, a primarily Buddhist Republic on the shores of the Caspian Sea, was characterised by a string of bizarre escapades including an alien abduction in 1997 and the campaign slogan ‘a wealthy President is a safeguard against corruption’.
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