Danish school kids call for action from decision makers: access to school and sexuality education

Danish school kids gather at Copenhagen city hall and square to celebrate the rights of young people and girls in particular. They will make a national record attempt for the largest comprehensive sexuality education session, they will discuss with decision makers and release 1,000 condoms and balloons.

The importance of girls’ and women’s access to education and health and rights cannot be underestimated and we need to address the challenges of poverty, migration and climate change as the world community is facing, – says Tania Dethlefsen, Deputy Secretary General of the Danish Family Planning Association (DFPA).

Event will be held on May 18th, 12:30-15:30 at the Copenhagen City Hall and square.

Organised by the DFPA, Countdown 2015 Europe partner in Denmark, the Danish Pupils Association in collaboration with IPPF this event will feature such speakers as IPPF Director General Tewodros Melesse, Mogens Lykketoft, the President of the UN General Assembly, Kristian Jensen, the Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Frank Jensen, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen.

This is event is a part of Countdown 2015 Europe partner initiatives  “Advance Human Rights, Invest in Family Planning”.

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