Facebook says the tote bag created by Frances Cannon and sold by the Victorian Women’s Trust violates its advertising policies.Breeana Dunbar

Facebook ad ban over nude artwork shocks women’s not-for-profit
Tote bag created by artist Frances Cannon features two nude women dancing but was ‘in no way meant to be controversial’

The Victorian Women’s Trust, a not-for-profit organisation that supports women and girls through research and advocacy, has been banned by Facebook from advertising a tote bag for sale as part of a fundraising drive.

Facebook says the tote bag created by Frances Cannon and sold by the Victorian Women’s Trust violates its advertising policies.Breeana Dunbar
Facebook says the tote bag created by Frances Cannon and sold by the Victorian Women’s Trust violates its advertising policies.

The bag features a picture of two nude women dancing and was created by the Melbourne artist Frances Cannon, who uses her work to promote self-esteem, positive body image and self-love.

The trust is selling the bag to raise funds to carry out its work but fears it will now lose money after it was banned from promoting the ad on Facebook and Instagram. Continued…Read full original article…

Source: The Guardian

15th October 2017

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