By Priyata Pal
This is the story of Tamica Harradine for #EverydayAGirl, as shared by Priyata Pal via UN Online Volunteers.
This is Tamica. She is 20 years old. She is starting her day at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane by taking a trip to the gallery’s garden.
Tamica points out her favourite piece of art; a blood red Chinese sculpture, covered in detailed, intricate patterns.
Tamica poses by an art installation that doubles as an optical illusion.
Tamica peruses the clocks. They are all set at different speeds, and signify the passage of time during various events that have taken place around the world.
Tamica becomes the photographer; she is taking a photo of a piece of artwork.
Tamica listens to upbeat music that used to be popular many years ago.
Tamica reads about the artistically decorated vases and jars in the picture behind her.
Tamica is interested in social work. Here she is, reading a book about it in the Brisbane State Library.
Tamica laughs as she struggles to return a book to the shelf.
Tamica waits for her lunch at a local Greek restaurant.
Tamica takes a picture of her food to upload on Instagram.
Tamica relaxes in the scenic glass room at the Brisbane State Library.
Tamica waits by the Brisbane City River. She is going to catch the ferry to get home before it rains.
The story of Everyday a Girl, tagged #EDAG, is a glance into the lives of ordinary women through a series of poignant photo stories. These series of images will visually express the roles, challenges, activities and duties that females in diverse communities face in their daily lives.
SAFIGI Outreach Foundation Ltd, a volunteer-run NGO registered in Zambia, implemented EDAG in order to place a strong emphasis on positively redefining the role of females in our society. This campaign highlights that gender equality and equity, woman empowerment, and safety for the girls is key to the world’s socio-economic development.