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EWL addresses international legal framework for combating stereotypes in advertising

[Brussels, 28 November 2012] EWL Communications and Media Officer, Leanda Barrington-Leach, today delivered a keynote speech to the international conference of FEMcities, a European network of local and regional administrations in the field of women’s rights and gender equality, on the theme of sexist advertisement. Speaking after a session on concepts of sexism in advertising, Leanda addressed the issue of international legal provisions (UN, Council of Europe and EU) in place for ending gender stereotyping in advertisement and current developments in this field (also regarding self-regulation initiatives). Please find a copy of the speech here->doc2105].

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