The Unstereotype Alliance Celebrates a Year of Fighting Discrimination in Media at Cannes

The UN-driven group pushes for equal representation for women and other marginalized groups in advertising

The Unstereotype Alliance is celebrating its first anniversary this year at Cannes. Getty Images

The Unstereotype Alliance, convened by UN Women—an initiative that aims to stop the perpetuation of harmful stereotypes in advertising—just celebrated its first anniversary at Cannes. The Alliance has also just released findings from its report “Unstereotype: Beyond Gender. The Invisible Stereotypes,” which examines the need for intersectional understanding of gender stereotypes in various cultural contexts.

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