This Social Experiment Shows How a Girl Was Treated Based on How She Was Dressed

People are awful.

In a recent UNICEF social experiment that made waves around the world, a six year old girl, is first dressed up to the nines, and then dressed down to a raggedy-doll, and the way people react to her standing around, being lost on the street is markedly different. 

They hired a child actor, Anano, for the part. When she was dressed in smart coat, and looked freshly scrubbed-clean, people were simply the best. They stopped to ask if she was lost, offered help, and genuinely seemed concerned.

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However, when she was in her 'homeless' garb, people's reactions were less than savoury. Watch the whole experiment play out here...

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