Campaign Spotlight: Dentsu Singapore launches ‘The Unspoken Truth’ campaign to raise awareness on child abuse cases that go unreported
adobo magazine, January 10, 2019 | 5:19pm

For many people in Singapore, child abuse is a sensitive subject to discuss. Many abuse cases go unnoticed, because children are afraid to report it. Often, children think the abuse is their fault, they don’t want to get their abuser in trouble, they think people might not believe them or even worse, people might think they are telling a lie. If we want to create a safer environment for our children, we must be able to listen and look deeper into what our children are trying to tell us.

To communicate this Dentsu Singapore turned a traditional print poster campaign into an interactive experience. The line ‘Just because you don’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s not happening’ invites to scan the poster to reveal the unspoken truth on your mobile device. After seeing the unspoken truth, a CTA enables people to donate, share their story, or sponsor a recovering abused child at Sanrakshan.org to make a difference on the spot.

“Childhood sexual abuse exists, everywhere, in all the sectors of societies, races and religion. All the countries have strict child protection policies to tackle it. However there is minimal awareness in general public because of the discomfort, shame and guilt attached to it. We consider it taboo. It’s about time that we shatter the silence and do something about it.," says  Dr.Vani Khare founder of Sanrakshan.org

Credits

Dentsu Singapore Pte Ltd

Andy Greenaway– Executive Creative Director & Copywriter

Trevor Lim– Head of Art

Guilet James Libby– Senior Copywriter

YewHeong Low- Senior Copywriter

Jenn Perng Chong – Senior Art Director

Martin Ong- Account Director

Isobar

Anushka Yadav - Senior Art Director

Pearl Chye - Senior Software Engineer

Posterscope

Paulo Farias– Strategic Planning Manager

Buvan Kannan- Associate Director

Sanrakshan.org

Dr. Vani Khare- Founder

Campaign Spotlight: Dentsu Singapore launches ‘The Unspoken Truth’ campaign to raise awareness on child abuse cases that go unreported

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For many people in Singapore, child abuse is a sensitive subject to discuss. Many abuse cases go unnoticed, because children are afraid to report it. Often, children think the abuse is their fault, they don’t want to get their abuser in trouble, they think people might not believe them or even worse, people might think they are telling a lie. If we want to create a safer environment for our children, we must be able to listen and look deeper into what our children are trying to tell us.

To communicate this Dentsu Singapore turned a traditional print poster campaign into an interactive experience. The line ‘Just because you don’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s not happening’ invites to scan the poster to reveal the unspoken truth on your mobile device. After seeing the unspoken truth, a CTA enables people to donate, share their story, or sponsor a recovering abused child at Sanrakshan.org to make a difference on the spot.

“Childhood sexual abuse exists, everywhere, in all the sectors of societies, races and religion. All the countries have strict child protection policies to tackle it. However there is minimal awareness in general public because of the discomfort, shame and guilt attached to it. We consider it taboo. It’s about time that we shatter the silence and do something about it.," says  Dr.Vani Khare founder of Sanrakshan.org

Credits

Dentsu Singapore Pte Ltd

Andy Greenaway– Executive Creative Director & Copywriter

Trevor Lim– Head of Art

Guilet James Libby– Senior Copywriter

YewHeong Low- Senior Copywriter

Jenn Perng Chong – Senior Art Director

Martin Ong- Account Director

Isobar

Anushka Yadav - Senior Art Director

Pearl Chye - Senior Software Engineer

Posterscope

Paulo Farias– Strategic Planning Manager

Buvan Kannan- Associate Director

Sanrakshan.org

Dr. Vani Khare- Founder