no more page three campaign
As long as we live in a world where 9/ 10 rapes go unreported, we will need platforms that allow discussion and we need to keep on giving a fuck because that's what equality really means, caring and looking out for each other, not fighting against each other and giving up in the face of adversity, because the battle isn't won , not quite yet.
In a true display of girl power, Girlguiding UK now officially backs the 'No More Page 3' campaign, a testament to an adaptable, forward-thinking youth organisation. Despite my own short fling with Guiding, I think this demonstrates the enduring potential for the group to give a solid grounding for young women in the UK.
Could the Page 3 Girl have met her match in the Girl Guide? Members of Girlguiding UK have thrown their weight behind a popular
No More Page 3 supporters do not look down their nose at the Page 3 girls at all, but what about the newspaper in which their pictures are showcased? How much are these women paid for their work in comparison to the profit made?
A father-of-two, who took Lego to task over its toy promotions in the Sun is claiming victory in his anti-Page 3 campaign
Wasn't it the Guardian that first took up arms for equal pay, campaigned against violence against women and then prostitutes' rights? How time and class prejudice has corroded its values.
Rupert Murdoch has hinted it may be time for The Sun's Page Three girls to join the UK's millions in the dole queue - telling
'Thank you for taking the time to post your views on our wall. This is entirely a matter for the Sun - it is not for us to comment on editorial decisions.' So said Tesco's 'Customer Care' when a No More Page Three supporter asked why it continues to shovel advertising spend into the Sun.
These commenters are under the impression that feminists should campaign "on some REAL issues rather than this pathetic shit." They think that the campaign is an easy way for us to "preen" and insidiously present ourselves as "jolly brave and radical", when the reality is that we are afraid to tackle the real sexist issues.
They're the sort of people who would never dream of reading the Sun in the first place, and have no real idea of the people that actually do. Well, the Sun is a largely working-class newspaper that approximately THREE MILLION women choose to read every day.