Sweden women

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It was a big day in the House of Representatives on Jan. There was another reason to celebrate: a record women took their seats that day, in the House and 25 in the Senate, or But half a world away, in Sweden, where women also won the right to vote in , those numbers look archaic. Even the General Synod of the Church of Sweden can claim near parity , with women and men on its board. But do more women in government make a real difference?

Is Sweden the Best Place in the World to be a Woman?

Is Sweden the Best Place in the World to be a Woman?

The region has a glowing reputation as the best place in the world when it comes to gender equality, thanks to welfare states that support working families and promote parental leave, and legal, political and cultural support for the goal of gender equality. But many experts argue that progress has flatlined, suggesting these countries are further from achieving equality than global observers might imagine. Strong progress has been made in the public sector; in Sweden more women than men currently hold management positions in this sphere. However, there are still surprisingly few women in senior private sector roles. Strong concerns about this disparity were raised last year in The Nordic Gender Effect at Work, a report from the Nordic Council of Ministers , an advisory body. In Finland the figure creeps to

10 Swedish superwomen

Is Sweden really one of the best places to be a woman? That is the view of many women outside Sweden, as well as some of us who live here. But is it a myth or a reality? Let's face it, we are no longer topping the charts as we used to, when it comes to gender equality. Nevertheless, we do stay in the top cluster with the other Nordic countries Iceland, Finland, and Norway.
The status and rights of Women in Sweden has changed several times throughout the history of Sweden. These changes have been affected by the culture, religion and laws of Sweden, as well as social discourses like the strong feminist movement. Women had religious authority and were active as priestesses gydja and oracles sejdkvinna ; they were active within art as poets skalder and rune masters , and as merchants and medicine women. A married woman could divorce and remarry. It was also socially acceptable for a free woman to cohabit with a man and have children with him without marrying him, even if that man was married: a woman in such a position was called frilla.