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01 July 2019

RFSU joins Almedalen Week in Gotland

RFSU travels to Almedalen Week to talk about SRHR

During the first week of July, RFSU will join other 2.000 unique organisers at Almedalsveckan, Almedalen Week - the democratic meeting place for everyone. This 8-day political festival is located in Visby, on the island of Gotland. The festival’s own estimate of participants is approximately 45.000 unique visitors, more than 4.000 official events and approximately 3.000 unofficial events. The official events are free and open to everyone. festival’s target group is people interested in social issues. The festival defines the visitors as politicians, organisers, professional visitors and ordinary participants.  


This year, RFSU will join the organisers and host the “Sexual rights are under attack - how do we mobilize together?” seminar on the 4 July 2019 where it will discuss: how can the feminist foreign policy be a tool to build bridges and retain the brave frontline for sexual and reproductive health and rights, SRHR issues? What can Sweden, civil society and the EU do to further mobilize a strong alliance and strengthen a diversity of voices?  


Find more information on Almedalen Week here