Campaigns


Hello! welcome to campaign page! Here you can find out about things happening in the world. Some of these things we can change for the better by joining together with others who feel the same, this is called a campaign. If there is something you are campaigning about, please let me know, and I may add it to this page!

Can Art change the world?

Are you a young creative aged between 13-25? Do you have a completed or half finished piece of art, or simply an idea for one; that you think could raise awareness of something that needs to be changed in the world?  If so, enter this youth Arts competition run by Arts Award Voice. I'm thrilled that I've been invited to be a guest judge on the panel and will get the chance to see your art and hear the ideas behind them. It's going to be an exciting competition to enter as it's all about ...
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Agi K campaign poster for keep Merida brave

Disney Princesses, #Keep Merida Brave, Bechdel Test, Smurfettes and your children.

So with all this talk of princes and princesses... All the little children get excited when a new Disney film comes out, right? Although the Disney films seem sweet and your siblings and cousins enjoy them and have them on replay, and go to Princess parties in their tiaras, looking like they're having a great time...but I think there is something behind the seemingly innocent, heroic princes and 'glamorous'  princesses that we're missing... I first started looking into this issue when I heard about Disney's merchandising of  Merida from the film Brave. Now, Merida breaks the ...
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Keep Women on Banknotes

All male line up on British Bank Notes? Mervyn King (the Governor of the Bank of England) has announced Winston Churchillwill replace social reformer Elizabeth Fry as the face of £5 notes. "This means that, other than the Queen, there will be no women featuring on our English bank notes." "An all-male line-up on our banknotes sends out the damaging message that no woman has done anything important enough to appear" Sign the petition to keep Elizabeth Fry on our bank notes! 4th of July 2013 - latest news "We not only reached, but have actually passed our fundraising target ...
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Agi K campaign poster for keep Merida brave

Keep Merida Brave

Keep Merida Brave! About this campaign Merida, from Brave is a wonderful female role model for all girls, she was created to break the mould of a classic Disney princess. by being capable, fearless and refusing to marry, highly skilled at traditional male sport like archery, and not waiting for a prince or man to rescue her. Sounds like a great idea to me! So what's the problem...? Read on! Disney has now decided to give her a makeover, before distributing her around the world as dolls, on clothing, blankets, pillows and duvets, rucksacks, water bottles, ...
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Plastic elephants, Judith Scott, Sayaka Ganz, World Education Games and Cleaning up the ocean with Boyan Slat

It's been a very rainy April and cold here, and dearn, with snow still lying on our hills. I've also been a bit poorly, so me, Mum, Magdalena & my older sister Isabella decided to get creating. We love singing along to lively music when we make art together. We like using junk to create with. A lot of our world's waste is made of plastic and so it makes sense to turn it into something useful or beautiful. Here's a slideshow of us turning plastic into beautiful things. We also covered plastic tubs in ...
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The R-Word and Jane Elliot

The first time I ever heard The R-Word (in case you didn't know the word I'm talking about is 'retard') was on the train. There were a bunch of high school kids opposite, & all but one were randomly taking pictures outside of the window. The one who wasn't taking pictures said: "That's so retarded." I asked mum what the word meant, I could tell it was an insult, or a word to put somebody down, and to make what they were doing sound worthless. And also I knew that it was offend full, because ...
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Who wakes you up in the morning?

Who wakes you up in the morning? Is it your dog? Your sister? Your alarm clock? Your mum or dad? Or your phone? Comment down below! The light wakes me up in the morning, coming through my skylight at 6:45, I wake up that early because the whole of outside is waking up and its fun lying in bed watching the sun come up through the window, and also normally I'll get up, throw some clothes on and make a music video! Who wakes Magdalena up? Well when mum's putting Magdalena to bed, Magdalena will ...
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Greenpeace Barbaric Barbie T-Shirt, And Molly my Guinea-Pig’s Birthday!

My 'Barbaric' T-Shirt Hey, what a lot of blog posts this July 2012! Oh and, another huge Double Summer Blog Post coming in a couple of weeks! But before that, this is my current one! Hello Readers! Do you remember on my Campaign Page (click here to see if you didn't see it) I wrote all about Greenpeace's fantastic Barbie campaign? To raise awareness and stop Mattel cutting down Indonesia's rain forests for Barbie's packaging (and other toy packaging) anyway, me and my friend Matilda, did a short video in my bedroom, and posted it up ...
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Mattel’s Chainsaw Barbies

June-Barbie News I've found a barbie opposite the BBC centre in the hedge behind the bus stop, the treasure hunt to find and plant "chainsaw barbies" around the world is part of Greenpeace's campaign to make people aware that the rainforest is being cut down to be used in their packaging. I was so shocked and sad when I found out about this that I wanted to join in and make other people aware. If enough people join in writing letters to Mattel it can be stopped. I was inspired to make a film about ...
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drawing by Agi K

Endangered Animals

Endangered Animal Course 2011 I've created a course called Animals In Danger. Click here to try out my course. It's fun and it's free! Endangered animals I have created my own course on endangered animals, click here to go to my course, it's called 'Animals In Danger'! It's fun and free. Did you know, there are lots of endangered animals, like pandas, tigers, organ-utans, yellow crested parrots, polar bears, whales...loads. One way to help animals is to adopt one, think of an animal that is endangered,like a panda, and you could then pay £3 a ...
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