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Challenge Accepted!

Rozana Isa, Executive Director, Sisters in Islam

11-Aug-20 14:30

Challenge Accepted!

The #ChallengeAccepted trend went viral on social media over the last few weeks, encouraging women to post black-and-white selfies supporting female empowerment. While some have dismissed it as slacktivism, others defended the well-meaning challenge. We discuss the origins of this online challenge, focusing on why Turkish women are using it to bring awareness to the issue of femicide in their country.

Image Source: AFP

Produced by: Bibienne Yeoh & Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann, Sharmilla Ganesan, Dashran Yohan


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