DFWAC Anti-Domestic Abuse Awareness: Life of Farah

February 14, 2017Filed under PR, Mobile and Public Interest, NGO

Most cases of domestic abuse start with what men think is a light tap. For the Dubai Foundation for Women & Children, in order to help create awareness among men regarding how what they think is a light tap can escalate into something far more damaging, the agency has used Instagram stories’ tap feature as a tool against domestic abuse; through the story of @lifeof_farah. 

Men are being invited to visit her profile on Instagram (@lifeof_farah) to tap on the Play button. And discover the damage domestic abuse can cause, one tap at a time. People across the UAE are also being invited to raise awareness about this message by @dfwac, by sharing the images from the story and tagging @lifeof_farah and @dfwac.  

Within a few hours of it going live, leading Arab female influencers and human rights activists such as the host of “Project Runway Middle East”, Jessica Kahawaty (@jessicakahawaty), have also endorsed the message and the story. And it’s continuing to grow organically.

Advertising Agency:FP7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Art Director:Yasmina Boustani, Georges El Ten
Regional Head of Strategic Planning:Tahaab Rais
Account Director:Vicky Kriplani
Executive Creative Director:Paul Banham
Senior Creative Director:Oliver Robinson
Design Director:Erol Salcinovic
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