Denmark will continue the engagement in the fight against violence in the family and in intimate relations / violence against women. Denmark will have a special focus on so called dating violence among youngsters.

Danish Legislation for the Advancement of Gender Equality

  • Strengthening Gender Equality in Education
    • The online tool “The future belongs to you” (“Fremtiden er din”) seeks to eliminate gender myths related with specific jobs, e.g. nurses=women and machinists=men, and encourage teenagers to apply for the education they desire.

Promotion of Female Entrepreneurship

Combating Gender Based Violence

Statements from ministry’s or ministries’ collection

  • Danish statement at the Fifth Equal Futures High Level Meeting delivered by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Mr. Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on 22 September 2014 (transcript in English)
  • Denmark hosted the Women Deliver 4TH Global Conference in Copenhagen on 16-19 May 2016, which is the world’s largest global conference on the helath, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women in the last decade
  • The Danish Ministry for Children, Education and Gender Equality launched the initiative for regional and local authorities to conduct an analysis for gender equality every other year. Attached are examples from Aarhus and Region Sjælland