Gender-based censorship remains a major problem around the world, even in the 21st century. Censorship targeted specifically toward women includes regulation concerning advertisements for female products, laws about how females may dress, and regulating pornography and various artistic mediums like literature, painting, and film. While everyone can be subject to censorship, typically censorship affecting women only serves as a means of controlling them and provides them with little voice, whether personal, political, or social.

Censoring Advertising

One of the most common ways women suffer from censorship concerns the female form and advertising. Advertisements often targeted by censors focus on women's undergarments and menstrual products. The Middle East remains one of the strictest environments for women, as demonstrated in numerous examples of censorship. One of the ...

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