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Cara Delevingne fronts Lady Garden Campaign to break taboo

She’s known for her outspoken nature and carefree attitude.

And Cara Delevingne, 25, has taken things to the next level – by discussing her intimate parts for a new Lady Garden Campaign to create awareness around cervical cancer with her sister Poppy. 

The campaign, featured in GQ magazine, shows Cara stood in just white T-shirt with an arty flower design protecting her modesty, with the actress saying: ‘There’s a taboo surrounding vaginas that I want to get rid of…. it shouldn’t have to be so serious.’

Intimate: Cara Delevingne, 25, has taken things to the next level – by discussing her intimate parts for a new Lady Garden Campaign to create awareness around cervical cancer with her sister Poppy

Continuing, she said: ‘It can be fun and easy to talk about. It should be.’

Speaking to the publication about the campaign, Cara explained that her sister Chloe co-founded the campaign after finding pre-cancerous cells in her cervix herself – but even if her sibling weren’t involved, she would still want to be a part of it.

‘It’s fun, but has a really important message which is very on point for me – that girls and women should be liberated from the social constraints which force us to try and fit into a mould.

She explained that she wanted women to be able to ‘speak openly and bravely about vaginas and all the gynaecological areas of a woman’s body’. 

'There¿s a taboo surrounding vaginas that I want to get rid of¿. it shouldn¿t have to be so serious' The campaign, featured in GQ magazine, is an important idea for Cara and Poppy, as they feel that everyone should be able to speak openly

‘There’s a taboo surrounding vaginas that I want to get rid of…. it shouldn’t have to be so serious’ The campaign, featured in GQ magazine, is an important idea for Cara and Poppy, as they feel that everyone should be able to speak openly

‘It’s a human right to know our bodies and we are so poorly educated. I hope by supporting the Lady Garden Campaign I will encourage women to be brave, get to know their own bodies and speak up!’

The Suicide Squad actress continued, saying that the campaign was designed to help men also talk about the issue of cervical cancer.

‘Particularly in the UK, there is so much shame about the areas of the body that are considered to be sexual. These areas are also functioning organs and if we start treating them as such we can all help each other to live more open and connected lives.’

'I hope by supporting the Lady Garden Campaign I will encourage women to be brave, get to know their own bodies and speak up!' Cara was joined by fellow model Suki Waterhouse

‘I hope by supporting the Lady Garden Campaign I will encourage women to be brave, get to know their own bodies and speak up!’ Cara was joined by fellow model Suki Waterhouse

Cara has been busy breaking other taboos of modern day life; speaking to Net-a-Porter’s The Edit last week, the actress candidly revealed her struggles with mental health. 

She describes how she was often mistaken for a boy as a teenager, explaining: ‘If I wore the clothes that I liked, with my short hair, everyone would think that I was a boy. I hated it. Even though I looked like a boy and acted like a boy, I wasn’t a boy.’ 

Describing her battle with depression, Cara said: ‘I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feeling. I was very good at disassociating from emotion completely.’

Making waves: Cara has been busy breaking other taboos of modern day life; speaking to Net-a-Porter's The Edit last week, the actress candidly revealed her struggles with mental health

Making waves: Cara has been busy breaking other taboos of modern day life; speaking to Net-a-Porter’s The Edit last week, the actress candidly revealed her struggles with mental health

 

 

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