"Hey Facebook, breastfeeding is not obscene!" PROTEST breastfeeding mothers
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"Hey Facebook, breastfeeding is not obscene!" PROTEST breastfeeding mothers

Austin : TX : USA | Feb 08, 2012 at 2:38 AM PST
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Facebook vs. Breastfeeding: They're at it again!

"Hey Facebook, breastfeeding is not obscene!"

PROTEST mothers breastfeeding

"Hey Facebook, breastfeeding is not obscene!" - With banners protesting the content of such a woman before the U.S. offices of Facebook, among others in Austin, Texas, and inMenlo Park, California. They believe that the policy is discriminatory because the portalimages of breastfeeding are often regarded as pornographic or removed from their accounts.

- It's discrimination! Women in the day to spend many hours with the babies. They do notwant to impress viewers with nudity. For them it is a normal part of the day - explained oneof the participants in the protests, the midwife Emma Kwasniewski.

Women want to convince Facebook to change its approach to the matter and no longerregarded as pornographic pictures that show - according to them - only a natural step.

Facebook: This is not discrimination

Facebook has already issued a statement on the matter in which he wrote that not allcases, these images will be deleted. Portal added that "tries to get its rules were tailored to the needs of all groups, including breastfeeding mothers."

In a statement, Facebook representatives have admitted that "in some cases, images that contain nudity - in this example, bare chest - is violation of the portal." "If these pictures arepictures submitted to us, we contact the person who placed it and remove it" - they wrote.Erasing pictures of mothers breastfeeding, which do not constitute violations of the Rules,explained accumulation of reports that come to people.

amagda is based in London, England, United Kingdom, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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