Tags : diversity

Nike Japan tackles racism and bullying in new self-love advert

Ever since their 1988 “Just Do It” ad, sports brand Nike has become known for producing commercials that spark a conversation and leave a lasting impression on viewers. Last year saw the brand tackling the negative undertones in queries launched at tennis star Naomi Osaka — in spotlight this year as well for donning several masks […]...Read More

Disney+ ups sentiment on racism disclaimer warning, opens dialogue on

Disney+ has plussed out with the wording of its updated disclaimer, owning up to past errors that racialized its era-bygone characters — and now, subtly adding a new layer to its warnings to all its ‘negative’ content.  The streaming platform has rephrased its initial “outdated cultural depictions” warning —  in use since November 2019 with a 12-second, cannot-be-skipped […]...Read More

Against the Tide // Tanishq Ad row: India needs a

The controversy over an advertisement by Indian jewellery brand Tanishq shows us how broken we are. Tanishq put out an advertisement that promotes religious, cultural harmony and all hell broke loose in the troll republic. How dare Tanishq show anything that promotes love, mutual respect among communities? Boycott calls on twitter followed. Tanishq was branded […]...Read More

Against the Tide // What Indians & Pakistanis in UAE

There is something much more precious than petro dollars that Indians and Pakistanis living in UAE can send back home. It’s tolerance. The two nationalities form the biggest chunk of population in the Emirates. They enjoy the fruit of multi-culturalism and pluralism, but sadly their countries have moved far from these ideals. UAE has eternalized […]...Read More