Challenge Accepted: Why girls are posting black-and-white photographs of themselves


Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, July 28

Women the world over proceed to submit black-and-white photographs of themselves in an web problem to assist girls’s empowerment with the hashtag ‘Challenge Accepted’, drawing each praises and derision.

Women—known and unknown, Indian and foreign—have joined the trigger, posting black-and-white photographs of themselves on Instagram and nominating one other girl of their wake to take up the problem. From Jennifer Aniston, Eva Longoria, to Indian celebrities like Sonam Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor and Rashmi Desai, girls are posting their photographs on Instagram to ship a message of solidarity.

Yet, even whereas the problem continues to collect large response, what’s much less identified is the true motive behind it—the rising atrocities in opposition to girls in Turkey.  

The New York Times quoted a consultant from Instagram as saying that the earliest submit the corporate may discover was greater than every week in the past by the Brazilian journalist Ana Paula Padrão.

Here’s one other submit on this.


The incident that triggered the newest viral problem was the killing of Pinar Gutelkin, a 27-year-old girl who was reported lacking and was then discovered lifeless within the woods in Turkey’s southwestern Mugla province earlier this month. She was allegedly killed by her jealous ex-boyfriend, who first strangled after which tried to burn her. When he couldn’t, he reportedly stuffed her physique in a barrel that he then stuffed with concrete.

The incident is the newest addition to rising atrocities in opposition to girls in Turkey—which activists have dubbed as ‘femicide’—and has sparked a nationwide outrage.    

 



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