Comic Relief to ditch white saviour stereotype appeals (T B editor: What a good idea!)

uk80(UK) Charity to change approach after receiving criticism for ‘poverty tourism’ campaigns



Extract from The Guardian website article:

The head of Comic Relief has halted its use of celebrities for appeals described by an aid watchdog as “poverty tourism” that reinforce white saviour stereotypes.

The departure from having white celebrities front fundraising films from Africa for Sports Relief and Red Nose Day, follows another scathing attack on Comic Relief last week…

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