Norway Sex Ed Charity Uses Giant Penis To Make A Point [Video]

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Oct. 29 2019, Updated 5:20 a.m. ET

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A Norwegian sex education charity, RFSU wants to encourage people to use condoms and have safer sex. They came up with a really novel way to promote their cause, using a man, dressed up as a giant penis.

Philip van Eck, 19, was the lucky one to get the unusual job. He dresses up in a giant penis costume and runs around beaches and parks giving people a fright as he sprays them with golden confetti, apparently all in a good cause.

While this might sound strange, van Eck told the Norwegian language newspaper Tonsberg Blad that he thinks its hilarious wearing the giant penis costume and that it’s a great idea.

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“I thought it was hilarious. If I can do a good thing for others, just by being a dick, there is nothing better.”

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Reportedly van Eck beat out several hundred other applicants for the job, promoting a campaign for the sex education charity. The reason why he was a winner was his height. Apparently he is 1.93m tall (6′ 4″) and the rather unusual costume fits him like a rather unusual glove.

Pernille Berg of the Involve! Advertising agency who produced the film said in a media statement that, “Sex should be fun, exciting and a little naughty” and that they wanted the new campaign to reflect that. Not everyone was impressed however.

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“The campaign found favor and people understood the humor in our message, although many, especially those over 30, thought the campaign was both banal and idiotic.”

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The main reason for launching the unusual campaign was due to the fact that around 23,000 Norwegians contract chlamydia each year. However, despite their high STD infection rate, Norwegians tend to use condoms less than in other surrounding Nordic countries.

RFSU hopes that their campaign, where the giant penis creeps up and shocks people with a golden shower of confetti, will help promote their aims.

According to the Local Norway, the tagline “Tiss kan overraske” reflected in the video above translates to either “penis” or “urine” “can surprise you.” And surprise them it does as can be seen in the video.

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Tweet translation: Our colleague Pernille in Involve! takes job with RFSU Norwegian campaign literally

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According to van Eck, sometimes filming in the unusual giant penis costume can be a problem, however, as people being people, many want to take selfies with the giant penis.

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“Suddenly, lots of people wanted to touch the penis and take pictures with the penis. I almost felt harassed.”

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Poor guy. Meanwhile van Eck has a fun summer job, just running around, as he says “being a dick” in his giant penis costume.

What do you think readers? Would this campaign encourage you to use a condom or do you think van Eck looks just plain silly in his giant penis costume? Let us know below.

Meanwhile as Norway attempts to educate the benefits of safe sex using a giant penis, according to a report on the Inquisitr Oklahoma schools will be teaching sexual assault prevention.

[Image: Screen grab from RFSU YouTube video]

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