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Talk to your daughter before Unilever does

November 28th, 2007     by Stacey May Fowles     Comments

Thanks to Nicole’s comment regarding The Toronto Star piece on the ongoing Unilever debate, I discovered this smart little video who sums up the glaring hypocricy perfectly. Rye Clifton has ingeniously recut the Dove Onslaught ad to include only images from Unilever’s other campaigns:

From the Star article:

Psychologist Susan Linn, director and co-founder of the Boston-based Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, says it’s important for the public to understand that one company rules over both brands.

“There’s an inherent hypocrisy in promoting the well-being of girls with one product and promoting degrading sexualized stereotypes with another,” she says.

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