UNFPA organises summer camp to address gender-biased sex selection

UNFPA conludes a five-day summer camp for youth on gender-biased sex selection. Photo / UNFPA Azerbaijan

SHAMAKHY, Azerbaijan, 5 August 2019 – UNFPA conludes a five-day summer camp for youth called “For a better future built on equal opportunities”, funded by the European Union and supported by Azerbaijan Youth Foundation in Shamakhy. The summer camp brought together about 40 boys and girls aged 16-22 from Baku and several districts of the country from 29 July to 3 August 2019. Through training sessions focusing on promotion of the value of a girl child, the camp aimed to contribute to preventive efforts addressing gender inequalities and the phenomenon of gender-biased sex selection.

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