Riikka Kaukoranta,  Global Development

Riikka Kaukoranta

Riikka Kaukoranta

Advocacy Officer | Global Development

Our advocacy officer promotes sexual rights in the EU and in the EU development policy. Riikka has worked on sexual rights at the Family Federation of Finland for ten years. The aim is to recall the importance of sexual rights and to put forward concrete ways to safeguard sexual rights. Influencing at EU level is done in cooperation with other European organizations. In addition, Riikka is responsible for ensuring that sexual rights are taken into account in the implementation of the UN sustainable development goals. Riikka is also responsible for the Finnish sexual rights network coordination. 
Riikka has a master’s degree in political science, majoring in economics and has a qualification as a social studies teacher