UN Women Moldova is launching a photo exhibition dedicated to gender equality activistsUN Women has launched a photo exhibition which illustrates gender equality activists in the Republic of Moldova. The launching event took place on June 29th, at 16:00, at National Museum of History of Moldova, in the blue room.
The photo exhibition entitled „Generation Equality” illustrates efforts made to achieve gender equality, from an intergenerational point of view. Within the exhibition, 20 portraits of gender equality activists and militants from different generations are presented. These are activists who followed the World Conference on Women in Beijing from 1995 but also those participating in the Paris Forum. Each portrait is accompanied by a quote, calling to take concrete and immediate actions necessary for acceleration of gender equality. The official launching of the exhibition was followed by an informal discussion among some of the protagonists of the expo who shared their views on equal societies.
The event anticipated the Generation Equality Forum taking place in Paris during 30 June - 2 July. The Generation Equality Forum is a global event launched by UN Women, being supported by Governments of France and Mexico this year. It has an ambitious aim to launch concrete actions which would contribute to the progress in achieving gender equality within all participating states but also at global level.
Dominika Stojanoska, UN Women Moldova Country Representative, declared „The gender equality progress made in 25 years since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration is slow. This made us understand that we need rapid and concrete actions in achieving gender equality. We decided to organise this intergenerational dialogue to give to young people the opportunity to speak. If we wish to accelerate the progress, we have to make sure that everyone’s voice is heard.”
The photo exhibition will be available for general public for 30 days, by the end of July, beind displayed on the fence of National Museum of History, on Banulescu Bodoni Boulevard.
Communications Officer UN Women Moldova