The Rate Of Suicide In Chinese Women Is Astonishing
In this photo, you see people on a bus crowded around a Chinese woman who just tried to commit suicide. They are trying desperately to help her. Unfortunately, the rate of suicide in China at the time of this incident was extremely high compared to other places around the world.
In fact, China accounts for 26 percent of suicides around the entire world. 25% more women in China commit suicide than men, which is a horrific statistic that cannot be ignored.
Many women in China feel forced into suicide because of the country’s harsh view on the female gender.
The Power Of Cigarettes In The Late 80s
Sally Mann captured this photo of a young girl pretending to smoke a candy cigarette in 1989.
Candy cigarettes were a popular treat in the 20th century because they allowed children to pretend to be like their parents. These candies were often made out of bubblegum or chocolate and were more for show than taste.
The candies became a controversial topic and they have since been banned in many countries such as Canada, Ireland, Finland, Turkey, and Brazil. Nonetheless, companies in these countries still create them, labeling them things such as „candy sticks“ or „bubblegum sticks“ to get away with being able to do so.