VW commercial with white mother and a baby banned in the UK for promoting “harmful” gender stereotypes

An advertisement comparing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a pram is among the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising. The ad, for Volkswagen, was investigated by the UK Advertising Standards Agency (ASA)...

VW commercial with white mother and a baby banned in the UK for promoting “harmful” gender stereotypes

An advertisement comparing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a pram is among the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising. The ad, for Volkswagen, was investigated by the UK Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) after viewers complained it perpetuated gender stereotypes. New rules that came into force in June prohibit [...]

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