As part of the initiative to promote gender equality in education, UNESCO Bangkok – along with the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI), East Asia and Pacific (EAP) and South Asia (SA) – is pleased to invite entries for the Photo Contest 2009 on the theme of: Reversing Realities: Seeking Gender Equality in Education.
The 13 contest winners will receive official certificates of merit. The winning photographs will also be featured in the UNESCO Bangkok and UNGEI (EAP and SA) combined “Gender in Education Calendar 2010″, which is to be distributed widely throughout Asia and beyond. The winning photographs will also be posted on the organizers’ respective websites.
CONTEST CRITERIA AND CONDITIONS
Photographs should depict gender equality in action in the contestant’s country, featuring photos that: – show either sex, of any age, participating equally in various educational/recreational activities, such as computer repairs, ICT training, cycle maintenance, cleaning the classroom, caring for younger siblings, sharing household chores and involvement in various community activities, etc; …
Photographs must be individual prints in colour, or black and white and must be submitted with the original negatives or slides. Size: maximum 21 cm x 29 cm; minimum 20 cm x 25 cm.
For digital photographs, files must be in a TIFF, EPS or JPEG format with a resolution of at least 300 dpi. Digital photographs must be submitted on a CD-ROM, accompanied by A4 paper size prints (21 cm x 29 cm).
All entries must be received at the UNESCO Bangkok office by 31 July 2009.
Judging will take place in August 2009 at UNESCO Bangkok.
The 13 winning photos will be announced at the end of September 2009.
PLEASE SUBMIT ENTRIES TO
UNESCO Bangkok APPEAL Unit
Mom Luang Pin Malakul Centenary Building
920 Sukhumvit Road, Prakanong
Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Official website: http://www.unescobkk.org/en/education/appeal/programme-themes/gender/