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Sweden scores 83.9 out of 100 points in EIGE's Gender Equality Index 2021. Find out why and explore all the scores on our website.
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Policy document that descibe the Swedish governments' Gender equality politics. General direction and goals on for the policy area betwen 2011 to 2014. Format: pdf-file
Report that analyse issues concerning men and gender equality in Sweden....
The discrimination Act Format: pdf- file
The economic crisis had substantial negative effects on Swedish GDP growth. Format: pdf-file
Evaluation of project about gender aware leadership in Higher Education. Format: pdf
Annual report from the Equality Ombudsman on aktivities and goals for the Agency during 2013. Format: pdf-file
Book that discusses aging and elderly care in a number of countries, for example Sweden, Spain and Germany....
Country profile of Sweden - Gender Equality Index 2015
- Country profile: Gender Mainstreaming
Sweden’s Constitution sets out to combat discrimination, including, among others, on the grounds of gender in Article 2....
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The study is estimating both FGM prevalence and risk using a quantitative methodological approach....
The Nordic countries are often noted for their high level of gender equality. The media sector is no exception and it is true that almost 50 percent of Swedish journalists are female....