Social issue advertising— 16 smart campaigns that will make you think

Social issue advertising— 16 smart campaigns that will make you think

Advertising is not just for Pepsi and Toyota. There are an increasing number of nonprofit organizations and issue groups that are running their own ad campaigns.

When the creative folks at advertising companies tackle these issues, the results are quite shocking. The concepts are visually striking and often bring the viewer to understand the issue in a new way. This selection of advertisements compiled by BoredPanda tackles issues such as drunk driving, child hunger, animal rights, censorship, racial equality and more.

Have you been moved by an advertising campaign?

Torture Victims Are People Just Like You And Me

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Global Action In The Interest of Animals: Plastic Bags Kill

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Censorship Tells The Wrong Story

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Liking Isn’t Helping. Be A Volunteer. Change A Life

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Every 60 Seconds a Species Dies Out. Each Minute Counts

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Elm Grove Police Department: Slower Is Better

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See how easy feeding the hungry can be?

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Premature Ending: “If you smoke, statistically your story will end 15% before it should.”

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Your Skin Color Shouldn’t Dictate Your Future

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Deforestation And The Air We Breathe: Before It’s Too Late

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For The Homeless, Every Day Is A Struggle

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Deforestation Continues With The Turn Of A Page

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One Child Is Holding Something That’s Been Banned In America To Protect Them. Guess Which One?

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Buckle up. Stay alive

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UN Women: Auto-Complete Shows Perceptions Of Women

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You’re Not A Sketch. Say No To Anorexia

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