UN Women
The Autocomplete Truth


Problem
In today's modern age, it's almost unthinkable to consider gender inequality as a persisting issue. UN Women however, sees that despite decades of global advancement, discrimination against women is still rampant worldwide. We needed to lay this bare to audiences in both developed and developing societies, in the effort to reignite a conversation everyone thought was resolved. 

Idea
Using Google's autocomplete function, fed by over 6 billion searches daily, we held up a mirror to the world and exposed the hidden truth on gender bias that still prevails today. The shocking search results became the faces of our integrated campaign, driving men and women to debate the topic on social media, TV talk shows, radio stations, blogs, PR summits and in classrooms worldwide. Through the campaign hashtag (#womenshould), we transformed the globe into one enormous UN forum for the people, paving the way for real change.

Results
The Most Shared Ad of 2013 (Adweek). Social Good Campaign of 2013 (Ad Council). The campaign reached 1.2 Billion Global Impressions with over 224 Million Twitter Impressions. More than just mass media coverage in every continent (BBC, The Guardian, Time, Huffington Post, CNN, Times of India, Metro Sweden, Folha de Sao Paulo and countless more) it drove men and women to debate the topic on social media, TV shows, radio stations, blogs, PR summits and in classrooms worldwide, transforming established media channels into one collective forum for debate on gender equality. With a few simple facts, our integrated campaign made people rethink the state of gender equality today and helped put back the topic on the global agenda.                       

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In today’s modern age, it’s almost unthinkable to consider gender inequality as a persisting issue. UN Women however, sees that despite decades o Read More
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