Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson talked up how brands can help raise social consciousness by highlighting different types of people and lifestyles. He also called on companies, to diversify their boards.

The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media released some alarming statistics during the festival that showed men get about four times as much screen time in ads as women and one-in-ten...
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Cannes 2017: Facing Harsh Ad Industry Realities, One Glass of Rosé At a Time

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'Wonder Woman' Will Become the Highest-Grossing live-Action Film Directed by a Woman

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"Research by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media illustrates the issue, said Philip Thomas, chief executive of the annual advertising event in Cannes, who also participated in the interview with the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

One in 10 female characters in advertising is shown in sexually revealing clothing, SIX TIMES the number of male characters.

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UN to Advertisers: Go Beyond the Female Stereotypes

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“It's not enough to portray more women. We need a more progressive and inclusive representation of women," says Madeline Di Nonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, who spoke at the Cannes session with Choi.

"By changing the narrative, the images we use, the stories we tell about women, we can dramatically change the way the world values women and how women and girls see...
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Why Women Remain Invisible In Most Ads - And What To Do About It

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"I am the byproduct of all of the anecdotal and now accurate information that we have about the number of roles available to women of a certain age," she said. "The problem is that life was getting a little mundane and boring, and I wasn't feeling challenged by those jobs for a while. If you want to fight being bored in this business as a woman, especially as a woman who has been around for a...
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We're so proud to be a partner in this important initiative.#Unstereotype Alliance launched at #CannesLions ! 25 companies commit to tackle gender stereotypes in advertising: unwo.men/HQ5e30cNM6y
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Madeline Di Nonno, CEO of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media urged the industry to change the narrative when it comes to women in advertising in order to embrace a more progressive and inclusive representation. She explained: "The images we use, the stories we tell about women can dramatically change the way the world values women and how women and girls see themselves."

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Women in advertising are 'humourless, mute and in the kitchen'

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Today we celebrate Meryl Streep, born June 22, 1949. Frequently referred to as "the best actress of her generation", Streep has been nominated for an Academy Award 20 times, winning 3 times, and has attained 30 Golden Globe nominations, winning 8.
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The Wall Street installation wins the top accolade in the award category for implicitly or explicitly addressing issues of gender inequality or prejudice.
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“Fearless Girl” Wins Glass Lion Grand Prix At Cannes Lions Festival

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Men Appear in Ads 4 Times More Than Women, According to Research Revealed at Cannes

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Today we celebrate Benazir Bhutto, born June 21, 1953. Bhutto was the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan and the first woman to head a Muslim-majority nation.
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DEG Names Geena Davis First 'Hedy Lamarr Award' Recipient

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With so few female-directed tentpoles, women face sky-high expectations that don’t necessarily apply to male directors, said CAA talent agent Maha Dakhil. While “Wonder Woman” “hit it out of the park, you can’t count on every single female filmmaker or any filmmaker to get it right every time,” she said. “We need to get to a place where the pressure is just the same for both genders. … We...
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Success of ‘Wonder Woman’ Could Pave Way for More Female Directors

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Press Release: In Cannes, UN Women Executive Director calls on members of global industry to eliminate gender stereotypes in advertising

Press Release: In Cannes, UN Women Executive Director calls on members of global industry to eliminate gender stereotypes in advertising

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Glass Lion jury president Wendy Clark, president/CEO of DDB Worldwide, North America, said that “Fearless Girl” had both “inspired the world and transformed the world,” adding that it, “transcended both geography and culture and would inspire the world for years to come.”

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McCann's "Fearless Girl" Scores Three Grand Prix Honors At Cannes Lions Festival

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“It’s a cultural thing,” DuVernay said. “The culture of OWN and ‘Queen Sugar’ and ‘Wrinkle’ is to be inclusive. The culture of so many other things is not to be.”
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'Queen Sugar' Season 2 Has All Female Directors 'Because We Can,' Says Oprah

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