ASA rejects complaint against Plan UK’s ‘anti-child marriage’ TV advert

ASA rejects complaint against Plan UK’s ‘anti-child marriage’ TV advert

1 Jul 2015 | Hugh Radojev

The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint that Plan UK’s “anti-child marriage” TV advert misled audiences and has said it will take no further action.


ASA rejects complaint against Plan UK’s ‘anti-child marriage’ TV advert

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