Mothercare - #BodyProudMums

Research shows that more than half of mums are not proud of their post-baby bodies despite the growing cultural movement for body positivity and anti-body shaming. #BodyProudMums combats unrealistic ideals and directly tackles the pressure to “lose the baby weight”.

Thumb inf  2v9 400x400
Mar 06, 2019
1
0

The 10 images are showcased across social and on TfL’s network, whilst a private launch event took place at the OXO2 on the capital’s Southbank on 26th February. All imagery was shot by photographer Sophie Mayanne who, in 2017, pledged not to digitally manipulate skin in her work. See the images on Mothercare’s Instagram here

The campaign was born from the City Hall and TfL ‘Women We See’ competition in which it was the runner-up. The competition was launched in July last year to encourage advertisers to create more positive and inclusive campaigns, moving away from harmful gender stereotypes, after research carried out by UCL revealed that Londoners didn’t feel represented by most of the adverts they saw around the capital. Following entries from more than 90 brands and advertising agencies, the submissions were reviewed by a panel of judges comprised of advertising and media industry experts and City Hall and TfL representatives, who were looking for campaigns to act as a catalyst to change perceptions and drive change in the industry.



Medium inf  2v9 400x400

mcgarrybowen London

Every business is facing a simple choice - change or be changed. Embrace the new stuff and thrive, or wait for those who do, to come and get you. In our industry, new agencies are re-writing the rules. And they’re frightening the hell out of the big legacy agencies. Because it’s hard to be nimble when you’ve got dated talent, tired ways of working and a restrictive commercial model. The leadership team at mcgarrybowen came here because we’re impatient. We are building an agency that’s ready made to help businesses like you, win in the digital economy. So don’t ask an agency established in the last century how to succeed in this one. Ask us.

No comments yet.