Source: NRC 30 June 2021 Frederiek Weeda
Association for nudists: ‘Normalize nudity’
CampagneFor the first time, the association for nude recreationists (NFN) will announce via radio and TV that nudity is normal.
Source: Parliament UK 9 April 2021 Parliament UK.
People face appearance-based discrimination on a daily basis, at work, in schools and in public spaces. In addition, a decade of soaring social media use, increased exposure to online advertising and a persistent and pervasive diet culture, mean that concerns about the way we look start younger, last longer, and affect more people than ever before. .
Source: Libelle 13 March 2021 Nienke Pleysier
“That scale really isn’t going to tell you how much you’re worth”
We look more beautiful than ever these days, cosmetic procedures are normal, and on social media it is all about perfection. Strangely enough, we are less and less satisfied with our appearance. High time to shift the focus, but how?
Source: NOS 12 March 2021 NOS
Petition against ‘Gewoon Bloot’ presented to the House of Representatives
Opponents of the new children’s television program Gewoon Bloot have submitted a petition to the House of Representatives. They want to prevent the program from being broadcast. Kees van der Staaij of the SGP was the only MP to receive the petition.
Source: Beauty Schools Directory 2021
Body Image: The 2021 List of Facts, Figures, and Statistics
Body image is becoming an increasingly well-known topic, between online campaigns about loving your body, television shows about weight loss, and celebrities being more open about their own struggles with this topic.
Source: NOS 19 March 2021 NOS
Quarter of young people dissatisfied with body, ‘belly biggest problem’
Almost a quarter of Dutch young people are insecure about their own body. This percentage is higher for young women: 31 percent of them are not happy with their own mirror image. This is the result of research by 3Vraagt, part of the EenVandaag Opinion Panel, in collaboration withBrandpunt+.