I decided to try a little experiment after reading this article about a new UN Women campaign. The powerful images from the UN’s worldwide campaign certainly shine light on gender inequality across the globe, but I thought suggested searches from within the United States would be less disturbing than those from, say, Pakistan. I was wrong:
I shared the above image on Facebook, knowing that all (okay, most) of my friends would be as outraged about it as I was. An Australian campaigner commented with a screen capture of his own:
I cried. This is not okay. This was never okay, and it will never be okay. This needs to change, and we are the ones who need to change it.
Sometimes it’s good to be reminded of that.