A 16-year-old woman stepped in the shoes of Finland’s prime minister as part of a UN afternoon to increase consciousness about gender inequality.
Sanna Marin ceremoniously handed over the reins of power to Aava Murto before the UN’s International Day of the Girl on October 11.
The”Girls Takeover” initiative watched Murto, by the little town of Vääsky at the south of Finland, meet with cabinet members and other MPs. She delivered a joint announcement together with Marin, touching on how the nation may help develop technology to enhance opportunities for women globally.
“Gender equality aspirations will fall short as long as women are pushed apart from developing and using technologies. Women, too, possess an electronic future, and that’s the reason why women need to have a voice within tech,” Murto explained.
Women” have to realize how significant they are, and they are as good as boys when it comes to technologies”, she told AFP.
“I believe young people will teach adults to become innovative and to think more about the near future,” she added.
Finland is frequently cited as an instance in regards to encouraging women’s rights, along with the present center-left coalition government consists of five parties whose leaders are female.
Marin is among the planet’s youngest government leaders at 34 and the nation’s third female prime minister.
“Women Takeover” also happened at some unsuspecting businesses, such as in the tech industry.
This past year, women took over the tasks of 1,800 leaders at over 60 countries globally, the authorities said.