Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
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Rape culture is people describing an exact definition of rape, saying that they would do it, but not calling it rape.
"I think it would be cool to take something that belongs to someone else without asking them, but I would never steal."
"I think it would be cool to do something that intentionally causes someone’s death, but I would never murder."
Part of the reason we emphasize teaching youth about rape and rape culture is that there are too many people who think there’s a difference between rape and forced sex.
Attacks on healthcare workers and facilities have become a common feature of violent conflict throughout the world. From Syria to Somalia, there is a dangerous lack of respect for the neutrality of these institutions and personnel: hospitals are shelled; ambulances are fired upon; the wounded languish for hours in checkpoint queues. To raise awareness of this crucial yet overlooked humanitarian crisis, the International Committee of the Red Cross has teamed with Reportage by Getty Images to create their “Health Care in Danger” campaign, which urges people to respect healthcare and healthcare workers in wars.
To imbue the campaign with a sense of reality equal to the tragedy, the ICRC enlisted Reportage photographer Tom Stoddart, who drew on his experience of working in conflict zones. In the video below, Tom, along with staff from the ICRC and Getty Images, explains how he created these images to reflect real-world scenarios.
The ads will appear on bus shelters and in metro stations across seven European cities throughout December: Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Madrid, Warsaw, Brussels and Paris.