‘Society shrouds birth in shame’: challenging Instagram’s ban on women in labour

‘Society shrouds birth in shame’: challenging Instagram’s ban on women in labour
 

At the end of 2017, Katie Vigos, a Los Angeles-based nurse, launched a petition to allow uncensored photographs of childbirth on Instagram. Since she started her Empowered Birth Project page in 2014, her follower count has grown to almost 300,000, but the images of the process she seeks to celebrate, educate and inform women about – and help them heal from – are often removed by Instagram. Categorised as offensive material alongside pornography, threats of violence and hate speech, multiple images of childbirth have also been removed from smaller, similar accounts.
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12 March 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 35
Source: Guardian
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