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A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

By Lam Le   March 24, 2016 | 08:59 am PT
Last year, cartoonists in Vietnam and Europe picked up their pens and brushes to speak up about sexism. The result? Perhaps sexism is not that different across the globe.
A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Preference for sons in Vietnam

Nguyen Duy Thanh, Vietnam (second prize, Vietnam)

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Excessive drinking among men in Vietnam

Nguyen Huu Duc, Vietnam

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Gender bias in European fairy tales

David Ibáñez Bordallo, Spain (second prize, Europe)

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Male privilege

Nguyen Vu Xuan Lan, Vietnam (first prize, Vietnam)

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Nguyen Hai Ha, Vietnam

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Agata Hop, Poland (third prize, Europe)

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Babysitting and housework – a woman’s job

Tran Thu Huong, Vietnam (third prize, Vietnam)

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Tran Thanh Trung, Vietnam

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Aitor López García, Spain (third prize, Europe)

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Solutions – the way forward

Nguyen Huu Khoa, Vietnam

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Nguyen Thi Diep Thanh, Vietnam

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Emilio Morales Ruiz, Spain (first prize, Europe)

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Aleksi Siirtola, Finland (third prize, Europe)

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Mariola Stachnik, Poland

The cartoons are from “Gender Equality: Picture it” contest initiated by UN Women. The competition received 116 entries from Vietnamese artists aged 18 and over.

“Gender Equality: Picture it” in Vietnam was organized by the Embassy of Belgium, the Belgian Development Agency (BTC) in Vietnam and UN Women Vietnam from November 25, 2015 to March 8, 2016.

The cartoons in this article are posted with the permission of UN Women in Vietnam.

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