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It's Face Equality Week

Words by Abi Scaife

Face Equality International has launched their #WeWillNotHide campaign for International Face Equality Week.

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Face Equality International is a group of NGOs and charities that advocate for members of the facial difference community.

Together, they celebrate International Face Equality Week, which is from 15-19 May in 2023.

This, along with the #WeWillNotHide campaign, aims to end the stigma around people with facial differences, for them to be authentically seen, heard and accepted and to strengthen the global face equality movement.

The campaigns aim to destigmatise facial differences and encourage people to feature visible disabilities, like facial differences, across the media.

If you want to learn more about Face Equality Week or Face Equality International, you can do so on their website.

Charity check-in 

At Smiley Movement, we like to elevate the work of charities across the world. Here are three charities whose causes align with the themes in this article.

Samaritans. Samaritans works to make sure there's always someone there for anyone who needs someone. Find out more here.

Campaign to End Loneliness. This charity campaigns to make sure that people most at risk of loneliness are reached and supported. Support them here.

Beacon. Beacon (formerly known as Findacure) is a UK-based charity that is building a united rare disease community with patient groups at its heart. Support them here.

This article aligns with the UN SDG Reduced Inequalities.

This article aligns with the following UN SDGs

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