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Camelia Proca

2021 Fellow

Director & Legal Representative | Association for Liberty & Equality of Gender (A.L.E.G)


Camelia Proca is founder and director of Association for Liberty and Gender Equality – A.L.E.G., a non-governmental organization active since 2004 in Romania and Eastern Europe on promoting gender equality and preventing and combating gender-based violence. Camelia has a diploma in the equal status and rights of women from Raol Wallenberg Institute in Sweden and served as board member of the European WAVE network. Together with A.L.E.G. team, Camelia piloted specialized services for survivors of sexual violence, and in 2018 established an innovative approach in the area of empowering survivors of gender-based violence based on peer-to-peer support guided by professionals. A.L.E.G. team is helping replicate this model in the Republic of Moldova.