29 February, 2016

Campaigns combating sexism and sexist hate speech

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Find here interesting campaigns in relation to combating sexism, or for gender equality or against sexist hate speech.

The Everyday Sexism Project  http://everydaysexism.com/

Hollaback –  an international movement to end street harassment  http://www.ihollaback.org/

Women’s Media Center launches project to document online abuse and harassment

http://www.dailydot.com/lifestyle/soraya-chemaly-ashley-judd-womens-media-center/

I Don’t Owe You  http://avaloncentre.ca/campaigns/i-dont-owe-you/

Project Unbreakable   http://projectunbreakable.tumblr.com/   #womenalsoknowstuff

https://womenalsoknowstuff.wordpress.com/

Stop Online Abuse UK  http://www.stoponlineabuse.org.uk/

Women, Action and the Media online network. In 2013 they started a Facebook campaign against sexist hate speech. Article on their work:

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/29/tech/social-media/facebook-hate-speech-women/

Website of the Campaign: http://www.womenactionmedia.org/

The online campaign fighting sexism with menstrual pads #padsagainstsexism

http://mic.com/articles/112390/this-woman-is-combating-sexism-one-menstrual-pad-at-a-time#.ZFbkrKMe1

Facebook pledging to combat sexist hate speech (May 2015): http://jobs.aol.com/videos/what-its-like/facebook-pledges-to-combat-gender-based-hate-speech/517800908/

Social experiment – public breastfeeding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XXEAoZmv1s

“Pads against sexism” that went viral  https://www.facebook.com/padsagainstsexism/

“Skating Girls” photo project from Afghanistan

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2015/apr/20/skategirls-of-kabul-in-pictures?CMP=share_btn_fb

Campaign for equal pay for man and women in UK (http://www.pcs.org.uk/en/equality/guidance-and-resources/womens_equality_toolkit/campaigning-for-equal-pay.cfm)   Also #equalpay has been used for twitter. one of male celebrities who support the campaign is Bradley Cooper.

#HeForShe Campaign

http://www.heforshe.org/en which is supported by celebrities such as Neville Longbottom, Eddie Redmayne, Barack obama Kiefer Sutherland Ben Barnes etc.. (http://www.elle.com/culture/celebrities/news/a23840/heforshe-emma-watson-famous-men-celebrities-feminists/)

Male musicians against sexism

http://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/29432/1/ten-male-musicians-who-made-a-stand-against-sexism

 

The National Organization for Men Against Sexism (http://nomas.org/

Schools against sexism

http://ukfeminista.org.uk/take-action/generation-f/schools-against-sexism-pledge/

Media Sexism & Pornography

http://www.endviolenceagainstwomen.org.uk/media-sexism-pornography

New #WomenNotObjects campaign takes a stand against sexism in advertising

http://metro.co.uk/2016/01/26/new-womennotobjects-campaign-takes-a-stand-against-sexism-in-advertising-5645332/

Five campaigns against sexual harassment that you should know

http://www.dw.com/en/five-campaigns-against-sexual-harassment-that-you-should-know/a-18031198

Join the Name It. Change It. campaign against sexism in the media!

http://www.womenlobby.org/Join-the-Name-It-Change-It-campaign-against-sexism-in-the-media

Female engineers’ battle against sexism goes viral as #iLookLikeAnEngineer campaign blasts stereotyping trolls

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology-science/technology/female-engineers-battle-against-sexism-6195335

Anne Wizorek’s Campaigns Against Sexism (#aufschrei) and Racism (#ausnahmslos)

https://suitesculturelles.wordpress.com/2016/01/18/anne-wizoreks-campaigns-against-sexism-aufschrei-and-racism-ausnahmslos/

Indian women launch ‘Happy to bleed’ campaign to protest against ‘sexist’ religious rule

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/indian-women-launch-happy-to-bleed-campaign-to-protest-against-sexist-religious-rule-a6748396.html

UN Women ad series reveals widespread sexism

http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2013/10/women-should-ads

Hashtags Against Sexism

http://radcampaign.com/blog/hashtags-against-sexism

Facebook sexism campaign attracts thousands online

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-22689522

Feminism, The Man Campaign, Solutions against Sexism and Lean In at UCT: Debated

https://www.mixcloud.com/Contraband_CT/feminism-the-man-campaign-solutions-against-sexism-lean-in-at-uct-debated/

Campaign against sexism in football focuses on abuse of Chelsea doctor

http://www.footytube.com/news/guardian/campaign-against-sexism-in-football-focuses-on-abuse-of-chelsea-doctor-L38011

Warning! Sexist advertising harms girls

http://catapult.org/warning-sexist-advertising-harms-girls/

Sport rallies to end sexism and violence against women

http://www.farenet.org/news/football-rallies-end-sexism-violence-women/

Yvette Cooper launches ‘Reclaim the Internet’ campaign to stop online sexism

https://www.politicshome.com/home-affairs/articles/story/yvette-cooper-launches-reclaim-internet-campaign-stop-online-sexism

Call yourself a Feminist?

http://www.elleuk.com/fashion/celebrity-style/feminism-t-shirt-tom-hiddleston-benedict-cumberbatch-emma-watson#image=1

CHIME for Change

http://www.chimeforchange.org/

Combatting Sexist Hate Speech: Why Youth Should Act

http://www.youth-time.eu/slideshow-news/combatting-sexist-hate-speech-why-youth-should-act

 


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