Charity censured for use of semi-clad woman in refugee crisis campaign

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Πέμπτη, 20 Δεκεμβρίου 2018
Charity censured for use of semi-clad woman in refugee crisis campaign

Author: Rebecca Ratcliff | The Guardian | 20 December 2018

Two leading international charities have been criticised for using inappropriate images – one of a semi-clad model lying on a bed of lifejackets – in campaigns intended to raise awareness of Ebola and of the refugee crisis on Greek islands.

On Wednesday, the Dutch branch of Médecins Sans Frontières, Artsen Zonder Grenzen, halted their Face It campaign, in which actors and Instagram influencers wore makeup to mimic Ebola symptoms. The charity said the images were designed to raise awareness. Read more>>>

Amnesty International Netherlands’ magazine designed to highlight the refugee crisis.