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Women highlight their own poverty in exhibit

A photography exhibit opened Thursday night at Charlottetown's Confederation Centre of the Arts, featuring photographs by women living near or below the poverty line.
A photo exhibit at the Confederation Centre of the Arts shows what it's like to live in poverty on P.E.I. Eight women took the photos. 2:12

A photography exhibit opened Thursday night at Charlottetown's Confederation Centre of the Arts, featuring photographs by women living near or below the poverty line.

The photos are accompanied by commentaries from the photographers. They feature diverse subjects, such as family life, making decisions between food and medicine, and dying in poverty.

The show will be up at Confederation Centre until next Thursday morning. The photos will remain available on the Women's Network web site.