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“We recognise that the use of the words ‘fair’, ‘white’ and ‘light’ suggest a singular ideal of beauty that we don’t think is right, and we want to address this,” Sunny Jain, president of Unilever’s beauty and personal care division, said in a statement.
Actress-model Bipasha Basu shared a long post on Instagram while addressing the deep-rooted stigma attached with skin colour, mentioning how she had to deal with being described as "dusky" all her life, while speaking of the issue.
French cosmetic giant L'Oreal announced that it was removing words like "whitening" from its products, against the backdrop of global anti-racism protests as big business wakes up to the issue.
The horrific explosions that ripped through the port area of Beirut on Tuesday leaving dozens dead and thousands wounded have happened at a time when the country is already reeling under acute economic and political crisis, as well as battling the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.
As Congress debates how to address the economic calamity we are facing, we have an unprecedented opportunity to put people to work addressing the climate crisis — and we should start by hiring laid-off oil and gas workers to help lead the way.
Here’s something you don’t hear in American politics every day: A pro-immigrant message could be a winning strategy in a presidential election.
According to a recent report, half of Gen Z young men believe that “feminism has gone too far”. Misogynistic attitudes seem to be coming back into fashion, but for those of us who have been active on social media for the last ten years, this is nothing new.