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    The grossly sexist ads we can’t believe exist in the 21st century

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    Harmful gender stereotypes have officially been banned from adverts in the UK

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Life

How Stylist is working to change the representation of women in media

Our new Love Women initiative promises to change the way we show and talk about women

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Alix Walker
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People

Billie Eilish’s video on body shaming proves how toxic comments can be

Her Calvin Klein advert has sparked conversation

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Hollie Richardson
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Dove's new photo project is changing the way women are seen in the media

Because representation matters

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Opinion

“The backlash over the new Gillette ad is ridiculous. Here’s why”

Shaving ads have always been political, says Phil Hilton. This is just the latest incarnation of a time-honoured tradition

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Emily Reynolds
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‘Harmful’ gender stereotypes will no longer be allowed in ads

Say goodbye to gender stereotypes

Life

An ad that promoted plastic surgery during Love Island has finally been banned

But feminist campaigners are questioning why it took so long.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 6/3/18

Barbie announces new 'Inspiring Women' dolls, BrewDog’s ‘beer for girls’ backfires, and more

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Gap advert praised for greatly empowering women

Gap's released an ad with a woman breastfeeding and the world loves it

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Carly-Ann Clements
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Life

Stockholm is banning sexist and racist adverts – but where does the UK stand?

This is why some ‘offensive’ ads are banned, but others aren’t

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Susan Devaney
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People

Here's why this artist swapped women for men in old adverts

Imagining a parallel universe without sexism

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Emily Reynolds
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People

Meghan Markle was fighting against sexism at just 11 years old

“I don’t think it’s right for kids to grow up thinking that mom does everything”

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Helen Booth
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This year's M&S Christmas advert is here and it'll give you all the warm fuzzies

It features one of our favourite children's book characters

Life

These are the most complained about TV adverts in 2017

Have you been annoyed by these adverts too?

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Susan Devaney
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Life

This campaign is changing the way images of women are used in media

And it's already had a huge impact.

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Hayley Spencer
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People

Pepsi apologises personally to Martin Luther King’s daughter Bernice

“We at Pepsi believe in the legacy of Dr King and meant absolutely no disrespect to him.”

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Moya Crockett
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Life

This billboard of a “perfect mum” has sparked a major debate

But it's not what it seems…

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Hayley Spencer
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People

Scarlett Johansson spoofs Ivanka Trump in mock perfume advert

“She’s beautiful, she’s powerful, she’s complicit.”

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Moya Crockett
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Life

This advert paints exhaustion as aspirational and people aren’t happy

“We are now supposed to feel guilty for getting enough sleep.”

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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Saint Laurent told its ads are “degrading to women” by French watchdog

The revered French fashion house has been asked to change its Spring 2017 campaign.

Fashion

West Coast style: the new denim brand to buy

West Coast style finds its way to the high street

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Lucy Reber
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