Girl Guides and Girl Scouts at the Rio+20 conference

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Jane Harris, Girl Guide from Australia

A delegation of 24 young women from 15 different countries is in Brazil to represent the Girl Guides and Girl Scouts organizations, at the UN's conference on sustainable development, known as Rio+20.

They are advocating for gender equality and non-formal education to be part of the final outcome document for the conference.

Jane Harris, a 21-year-old from Australia is part of the Girl Guides delegation at Rio+20. She says young women are future and that is why it is important to have their voices heard.

Dianne Penn, who is in Rio de Janeiro for the conference spoke with Ms. Harris at one of the many side events going on.

Duration: 2’41″

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