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Alessandro Michele And Designers Unite For Kering's Campaign For Women

Posted On: Nov 21, 2017   |   Posted By: 10 magazine

Alessandro Michele And Designers Unite For Kering's Campaign For Women

Sometimes it pays to be serious: girls and women account for 71% of all human trafficking victims. 1 in 4 US girls will be sexually abused before they turn 16. 200 million girls and women worldwide have undergone female genital mutilation. It's not nice to hear - but these are facts, facts that have brought together the likes of Alessandro Michele, Stella McCartney, Christopher Kane, Joseph Altuzarra, Dennis Chan and Salma Hayek for the Kering Foundation's 6th Annual White Ribbon for Women Campaign. Centred around the idea of empathy, the thrust of the campaign, with its ICouldHaveBeen hashtag, asks men to imagine how differently their lives might have turned out had they been born into the opposite sex.
This year's male ambassadors will initiate the Kering Foundation's call to action by unveiling the names their parents would have given them had they not been born male, while women will take on the name of HER in a show of solidarity with women who have experienced violence and abuse. This year, a specific...

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