Women in Conflict Zones photographic exhibition opens in the buffer zone
NICOSIA, 19 October 2017 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar, today attended the opening of a photographic exhibition, "Women in Conflict Zones", held at the Home for Cooperation in the buffer zone.
This exhibition is the third part of an initiative that focuses directly on the issue of women’s rights and civic participation, and featured a powerful series of photographs by Cypriot photographer Petros Kardjias.
The aim is to raise awareness of women’s often unrecognized civic contribution and to promote women activists whose strive towards transparency, justice and peace.
The exhibition continues until 22 October 2017 from 17.00 to 21.00. To see some of the powerful images on show, visit:http://www.womeninconflictzones.com/815-2/