Country Denmark
Year 2013
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Since 2013, the Minister for Equal Opportunities has worked with the The Crime Prevention Council and the NGO Break the Silence to raise awareness in secondary school about dating violence through informative and debate provoking activities targeted at across the country in the form of annual school competitions. In the competition, teachers are provided with materials for teaching young girls and boys about dating violence including physical, psychological and sexual violence. The students then create art works such as short stories, songs, poems and various visual expressions. Each year several winners in different categories receive prizes.

Source of Information

Denmark's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.34

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