The pictures taken by the participants in the Photo Camp that took place between 15 and 19 September were exhibited at the ‘Equality Through the Lens of a Camera’ Photography Exhibition, arranged at ‘Dmitrie Cantemir’ Public District Library from Ungheni.

Cornel Brad, a Romanian photographer and author of the book ‘Oameni. Putere. România’ [‘People. Power. Romania’] counselled the young people about shooting professional portraits that conveyed the idea of equality.

“Young people are great for doing photography because they are fast learners. We also get to learn from them about the aspirations of a new generation,” said Cornel Brad.

The group exhibition will remain on view for a few weeks. In the meantime, every participant will have their own personal exhibition in their community.

Ungheni also hosted the “Equality Through the Lens of a Camera” Photography Boot Camp during 15-19 September, placing a strong emphasis on photography practice and trainings around gender equality. The training was led by both national and international experts and consisted of visits to different places, photo shoots, communication with women and men from the region and trainings regarding gender equality and the human rights discourse in the media.

The ‘Equality Through the Lens of a Camera ’photo camp was organised by Media-Guard Association, in partnership with Ziarul de Gardă, under the ‘Strengthened Gender Action in Cahul and Ungheni districts’ EVA Project, funded by the European Union and implemented by UN Women in partnership with UNICEF. The views and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the views of UN Women, UNICEF or European Union.