Aava Murto, 16, took over the job of Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin for a day in Helsinki on Wednesday. Photo: AFP Aava Murto, 16, took over the job of Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin for a day in Helsinki on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Aava Murto, 16, took over the job of Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin for a day in Helsinki on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Teenager Aava Murto is Finland’s prime minister for a day

  • PM Sanna Marin ‘hands power’ to 16-year-old as part of campaign to promote girls’ rights
  • Murto, who campaigns on climate and human rights issues, says young people could teach adults to be more innovative and think more about the future

Topic |   Gender equality
Aava Murto, 16, took over the job of Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin for a day in Helsinki on Wednesday. Photo: AFP Aava Murto, 16, took over the job of Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin for a day in Helsinki on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Aava Murto, 16, took over the job of Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin for a day in Helsinki on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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