Challenge Accepted: Why ladies are posting black-and-white pictures of themselves

Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, July 28

Women the world over proceed to put up black-and-white pictures of themselves in an web problem to assist ladies’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 pictures of themselves on Instagram and nominating one other lady of their wake to take up the problem. From Jennifer Aniston, Eva Longoria, to Indian celebrities like Sonam Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor and Rashmi Desai, ladies are posting their pictures on Instagram to ship a message of solidarity.

Even whereas the problem continues to assemble super response, what’s much less recognized is the actual motive behind the challenge—the rising atrocities towards ladies in Turkey.  

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

Here’s one other put up on this.

The incident that triggered the most recent viral problem was the killing of Pinar Gutelkin, a 27-year-old lady who was reported lacking after which discovered useless 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 most recent addition to rising atrocities towards ladies in Turkey—which activists have dubbed as femicide—and has sparked a nationwide outrage.    


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