The photo exhibition “Not A Woman’s Job?: Breaking Barriers in Sports” opened on July 18, 2023 at the United Nations Center in Geneva (UNOG). The event was organized by the UNOG and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to highlight the achievements of women in overcoming gender barriers in the world of sports.
The exhibition was inaugurated by T.Valovaya, the Director General of the UNOG, and T. Bach, the President of the IOC. Its main purpose is to showcase women who have achieved success in sports despite facing gender-related challenges.
One of the featured athletes in the exhibition is L.Turuunaa, a member of the Mongolian national para judo team. L.Turuunaa has been recognized for her exceptional performance in the J1 (blind) category women weighing 70 kg. She won the silver medal at the World Para Judo Championships held in Baku in 2022 and the gold medal at the championships in Astana in 2023.
The exhibition includes a total of 95 photographs that celebrate the accomplishments of women athletes who have shattered barriers and made significant contributions to the world of sports. It serves as a platform to raise awareness about the importance of gender equality and empowerment in sports.