The image of women in advertising

I can't recall who tweeted this link a few days ago (sorry!) but when I clicked and started viewing the video, many random thoughts flew through my consciousness. I'll attempt to bring these thoughts together in a coherent whole: The video discusses what advertising says about women, and how it's most important what they look … Continue reading The image of women in advertising

The women’s gangs of India. – By Amana Fontanella-Khan – Slate Magazine

Sampat Pal Devi of the gulabi In March, the Indian upper parliament passed a historic affirmative-action bill. If approved by the lower house, the law would reserve 33 percent of all parliamentary seats for women. You might think this would be well-received by rural women in India. But they long ago gave up on the … Continue reading The women’s gangs of India. – By Amana Fontanella-Khan – Slate Magazine