Collections

Although our cartoonists draw about a wide range of issues, some subjects get a lot of ink. On this page, you can find the collections we have created about these subjects, grouping together some of our favorite cartoons that provide different perspectives and global coverage.

 

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Politicians & promises

The politician is the most frequent character in political cartoons. Cartoonist not only mock specific politicians, they have also created an archetype of the politician, as this cartoon collection illustrates.

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Goodbye to 2020

Many of us are not sad to say goodbye to 2020, in the hope that 2021 will be a better year.

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The holiday season in pandemic times

This holiday season is a little bit different, but good news about possible vaccines is making us hopeful for 2021.

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Iran

Cartoon perspectives on Iran, a theocracy with little freedom and a troubled track record concerning human rights.

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Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).  In this collection we have selected some of the best cartoons about human rights. Be sure to also see our 30 cartoons illustrating the 30 articles of the UDHR, made for the United Nations in 2018.

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Technology

Technology can be seen as the cornerstone of our civilization. Indeed, many regard technology as one of the defining elements of human progress. But like everything, technological innovations have a downside: new technology can have a profound (and negative) impact on the environment, on the way we behave and on society as a whole.

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Black Friday

Black Friday is an informal name for the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, marking the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.

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Diego Maradona, 1960-2020

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60, succumbing to heart failure.

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Violence against women

Violence against women is a major public health problem and a violation of women's human rights. Global estimates published by WHO indicate that about 1 in 3 (35%) of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.

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Child marriage

Each year, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18. That is 23 girls every minute. Nearly 1 every 3 seconds.

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World Press Freedom cartoon competition - top 10

The World Press Freedom Conference (WPFC) takes place on December 9 and 10, 2020 at the World Forum in The Hague, a city known for its role in international peace and justice. Earlier this year, Cartoon Movement partnered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cartooning for Peace to organize a cartoon competition on this year's conference theme: journalism without fear or favour

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Bye bye Donald Trump

Donald Trump has lost the elections, but is refusing to concede.