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03
Aug

49 per cent of women think advertising puts pressure on them

Around half of women think that advertising puts pressure on them to act in a certain way, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by media agency, UM London, also found that 44 per cent of women said adverts made them feel that they are ‘not good enough.’ The study, which looked into the...
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African Science Academy for Girls 2017 featured
25
Jul

The African Science Academy | Re-inventing Africa, one girl at a time

  The African Science Academy (ASA) is Africa’s leading girls only science and math school. Based in Ghana, ASA takes amazing young women, from less advantaged backgrounds, who are passionate about science and technology from all across Africa on full scholarships. For the 2016/17 academic year, 24 students came from Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Togo, Ethiopia and Uganda. The...
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18
Jul

Gender stereotypical advertisements to be banned by the UK advertising watchdog

The Advertising Standards Authority are implementing new rules to eradicate stereotypical gender roles. Advertisements that show women taking over household tasks after men fail at them will be banned, as well as those that reinforce gender roles. Due to backlash from several adverts, the ASA will conduct a review and draw up new rules for...
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