There’s an ongoing campaign in the popular social network Facebook where all Facebook users are encouraged to change their profile images with images of their favorite childhood cartoons/animes. This campaign is to support the awareness on violence against children.
The typical posts from the campaign reads: “Change your facebook profile picture to a cartoon character from your childhood and invite your friends to do the same. Until Monday, December 6, there should be no human faces on facebook, but an invasion of memories! This is for a campaign against violence on children. ”
This campaign will last until December 6 as some indicated. Incidentally it’s also the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada; an anniversary of the Ecole Polytechnique Massacre, where 14 women were murdered because of their gender.
The United Nations is also spearheading a 16-day campaign to fight violence against women and children, which started last November 25 and ends in December 10.