Sexist searches. A look at the most common search terms on Google

UN Women has created a powerful new advertising campaign that uses data collected from Google on the most popular search terms related to ‘women’. The results are indicative of the entrenched sexist attitudes that still persist in our online communities.

This is just one snap-shot of our global on-line community but is sadly supportive of the documented sexism on other online projects such as #EveryDaySexism.

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Please share these images with friends and family. As my good friend Angelique Mulholland wrote in the F-Word, both men and women need to be addressing this! Start with something simple like posting these images on facebook or twitter.

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One response to “Sexist searches. A look at the most common search terms on Google

  1. Women carry men for 9 months and give birth to them I don’t think most of them can handle that and I also believe most men are scared of women. They retreat to and hide behind misogyny which breeds these pathetic, puerile sexist searches Tim Craig philogynist

    “I always found misogyny vulgar and stupid, and I found almost all the women I have known to be my betters. However, placing them so high, I used them more often than I served them. How does one make sense of this?” Albert Camus

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