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Adios irksome ads

An advertising board displays the “Tour de Sloggi” publicity poster by underwear brand Sloggi (Brussels, Belgium, 2010)

There is one ad on German TV that particularly irks me.

It peddles a weight loss formula that features a woman and her bulldog. Yes, you read right: bulldog. And frankly, the pudgy pooch is probably the ad’s only saving grace.

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18.07.2017 | 8:23

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Pakistani artist Saher Sohail illustrations strike a chord with the diaspora

sohailTouted as the ‘Pakistani Martha Stewart’, Saher Sohail has been making waves on social media with her witty illustrations that are based on the experiences of a second-generation Pakistani woman living abroad. DW blogger Roma Rajpal-Weiß spoke to her about her art and the inspiration behind it.

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02.11.2016 | 14:46

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“Women should be obedient!”

© picture-alliance/dpa/M. Gambarini

© picture-alliance/dpa/M. Gambarini

Some questions need to be answered with reason not with fury. But some men just punish women when they question them about the respect they ought to get – the respect, a mother should have taught her sons. But if they do not teach this to their sons, they as women (mothers) betray other women (wives/daughter-in-laws).

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12.12.2015 | 11:51

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