Cannes turns heat on gender bias

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The global ad industry’s largest annual event and awards programme, The Cannes Lions, has agreed to caution jurors not to recognise work that reflects gender bias, according to a report in Ad Age.

The judges will now advise all jurors in their pre-judging briefings: “Work that objectifies, perpetuates negative and harmful inequalities and gender bias hurts all of us.”

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