"Women Empowerment" Cartoon Competition

“Women Empowerment” has become a significant topic of discussion in development and economics. Your aim is to highlight this important issue in a cartoon using either the topic of Child Marriage or Domestic Violence.

Winning Idea

As part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, The United Nations Population Fund Jordan (UNFPA), collaborated with Seven Circles and cartoonist Omar Al Abdallat to bring the 'Women Empowerment' Cartoon Competition to Working Dreamers.

"To mark the campaign this year, we wanted to find an innovative way to shed light on gender-based violence," said Laila Baker, UNFPA Jordan Representative. "We think cartoons can provide a fresh take on a subject matter that is often times not easy to explore."

There were two winners for this competition:

1. Underage by Alaa Rustum won based on highest number of votes.
2. Marriage of Minors by Doaa El Adl won based on jury choice.

Winners received $500 each by the Landmark Amman Hotel.


إغتصاب الطفولة تحت مسمى " الزواج " 

Latest Ideas

حالة الشعب السوري

عبر عن رأيك بالصورة بشكل محترم 

ali shafei - child abuse caroon

NAME& LAST NAME:ali shafei BIIRTHDAY: 23 /july/1980 HOME ADDRESS:iran_ golestan_gorgan_falakeh shahid mofatteh _shahrak behzisti _daneshgah 7_kocheh 1_ plak52 POST CODE: 4918967935 MY PAGE:www.facebook.com/alishafeipage PHONE:00989011981188 email: s...

ضحية خاتم!! (زواج القاصرات)

في الأمس كنت اعيش لحظات طفولتي كما يجب ان تكون! و فجأة! اصبحت في لحظة جشع.. ضحية خاتم!!

Breaking the stereotype!

Breaking the prison of WOMENHOOD!

قتل الفراشات

هي رحلة تدمير عالم مليء بالألوان والخيال والجمال عبر زواج القاصرات  ليتبقى لها  قلب مذبوح في جسد مقتول   

ومن أثر للعنف يولد أثارجديدة

العنف الاسري ظاهرة خطيرة وذا إنتشار كبير بين المجتمعات وبالاخص مجتمعات الغير مدركة لخطورته ، وأثارة السلبية على الجو العام للأسرة.

الغصون اللينه وخيانة البشر لها

قصيدة شعريه بااللهجة الشعبيه القصيده من كلماتي قمت بتشبيه الفتاه الصغيره بغصن لين لايستطيع حمل الثمار على الشجره لهذا الشجره من تلقاء نفسها لاتنتج الثمر الى على الغصون التي ستتحملها لأن الغصن اللين سيسقط اذا تحمل الثمار وكذلك الفتاه وهي ايضا رساله لكل اب ...

وداعا لعبتي وحقيبتي

الزواج المبكر والظلم الواقع ..على الفتاه

عروس وعروسة

شخص كبير يتزوج طفلة ويحاول اغرائها بلعبة أطفال بريئة عروس وعروسة في ليلة الدخلة لأنها لا تفهم سوى اللعب

الزواج المبكر

كيف يؤثر الزواج المبكر على الفتاة صحيا ونفسيا

Domestic violence hurts women

Domestic violence seriously hurts women. it hurts the body, it hurts the mind, it hurts the soul. Artwork and Idea by Liu Qiang.

السلام في اليمن

ندعوا للسلام وإيقاف الحرب في اليمن والتي أثرت في الأول والأخير على المواطنين العزل والمدنيين والتي حرمت ألآف الأطفال ظن التعليم

تجنيد الأطفال للحروب وخاصه أطفال اليمن

حرام تجنيد الأطفال للحرب أطفالنا هم قلوبنا من جند الأطفال يحاسبه القانون

child marriage, destroying inocence

There is no excuse (even if it is cultural or religious) for destroying inocence.

hear no..., see no..., speak no ...

different kinds of violence against women

خطر تجنيد الاطفال (الاطفال والنزاع المسلح )

تجنيد الأطفال يوجد مئات الآلاف من الأطفال المُستخدَمين بوصفهم جنوداً في النزاعات المسلحة حول العالم. وكثير من الأطفال مختطفون وقد تعرضوا للضرب لإخضاعهم، فيما ينضم آخرون إلى الجماعات المسلحة فراراً من الفقر أو من أجل حماية مجتمعاتهم أو انطلاقاً ...

exploitation of women

 It is an issue of exploitation of women and the physical, sexual and psychological abuse of women.

Violence against women

  Violence against Women refers tô all individual or collective violent behavior based exclusively on a gender issue


The possibility to study and grow culturally will allow young women to become the support of a new world.

Escape from burqa

The condition of women in some countries is like a prison from which it is right to escape.

Mistaken Aptitude

Besides being a sexual violence, child marriage also prevents girls from developing their true abilities.


عندما لا تكون السعادة من نصيب من يتاجرون بالسلاح و الأطفال و النساء و الدين و ........ فاعلموا أن الله هو مانح هذه السعادة . و عندما يدرك الإنسان معنى انسانيته فهذه بداية الطريق

Children are not brides

15 million girls marry before the age of 18 each year. Child marriage violates children's rights. Say no to child marriage.

Strong Girls 2

Strong Girls 2 - Kursat Zaman / Turkiye

Strong Girls 1

(Strong Girls 1) - Kursat Zaman / Turkiye

"Women Empowerment" Cartoon Competition


  • Theme: “Women Empowerment” had become a significant topic of discussion in development and economics. Your aim is to highlight this important issue in a cartoon using one of the following topics:  

    • Child Marriage

    • Domestic Violence  

  • Participation: Anyone aged 18 and over can participate in this international contest. Participants declare that they agree with the terms and conditions of the contest, the rules, and the jury’s decisions. Participation is free.  

  • Each participant can submit more than one cartoon (colour or black and white). All graphic techniques are allowed (Digital work and Free hand drawings). We prefer that participants scan freehand drawn work so that it can be uploaded in sufficiently high quality. All cartoons are allowed even they have been published or exhibited in the past - but didn’t win any prize or competition before.  

  • We will have 2 prizes, one for artistic value and the other for the voting count  

  • A prize of $500 for each winner.

  • Cartoon must be in JPEG, GIF or PNG formats, at least 1,000 pixels in width and an image quality over 200 DPI    

  • By submitting an entry, participants give the organisers the right to use their entries to promote the cartoon competition (i.e. the catalogue, publicity in the press and on other media, posters, etc.).  

  • Entrants remain responsible for the originality of their works. Discussions and possible claims related to any form of plagiarism are at the entrant’s expense. If plagiarism is discovered after the prizes have been awarded, the jury can deliberate and decide to revoke the prize.

For Arabic please see: http://bit.ly/WomenEmpCompetition


Category: Art

Cash Prize: $1000

Project is closed

2017-10-22 09:54:38

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