Sweden

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We Need Global Solidarity for Refugees

As a European and a Swede (and an economist), I am struck by how often we discuss refugees in terms of the “cost” of accepting asylum seekers. These conversations miss out on the many economic benefits of migration. Young refugees are often so inclined to

Woman in Afghanistan wearing a Burqa.

Sweden Deports Victims of Child Marriage and Torture to Afghanistan

Sweden is sending back asylum seekers who face grave risks and increased threats to their lives should they return to Afghanistan. This includes girls and boys who have fled child marriage, rape and torture, young HBTQ individuals, and those who have converted from Islam.

Post-Election Sweden: No Longer a Compass for Equality

The election in Sweden on September 9th has left the country in disarray – with neither of the two traditional political blocs gaining enough majority to form a government. Instead, the rise of the Sweden Democrats, the populist party which has led its campaigning with

What #MeToo did in Sweden

Media campaigns come and go and very few make it off the screen and into everyday life. Sexist structures are deeply rooted in most societies, and merely recognising the problem won’t be enough to eliminate it.

Midwives of the World: Part 3

Watch the third and final part of Midwives of the World – a documentary series by bloggers Tilde and Anna.

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