In 2005, Dove came out with a campaign using real women. There was an outcry, positive and negative (the photo’s were still re-touched a bit), but it made a huge impact. Dove’s ads were a sorely needed reminder that you don’t need a perfectly sculpted body to be beautiful, and the women in the ads — airbrushed or otherwise — truly are.
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A campaign for medical practitioners! "Ask your patients about intimate partner violence. It's good medicine."