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Nov. 30, 2022, 9:01 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 8:58 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 8:48 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 8:29 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 8:19 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 8:12 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 7:59 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 7:53 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 12:58 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 12:58 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 12:56 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 12:53 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 12:51 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 12:50 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 12:50 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 12:48 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
Nov. 30, 2022, 12:47 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

The Swedish Foreign Service Action Plan for Feminist Foreign Policy 2019-2022 "This action plan sets out the direction of the work on the feminist foreign policy for the current electoral period, focusing on 2020" (4). "The objectives require the Foreign Service to contribute to all women’s and girls’ i) full enjoyment of human rights, ii) freedom from physical, psychological and sexual violence, iii) participation in preventing and resolving conflicts, and post-conflict peacebuilding, iv) political participation and influence in all areas of society, v) economic rights and empowerment, and vi) sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). These are broad objectives to match broad challenges, cover the global agenda and bring...more
June 8, 2022, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

The Dutch and Scandinavian far right have “more progressive gender politics,” Wodak says.
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: IRP-LAW-2

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption or establishment of the following: The action plan to combat prostitution and trafficking in human beings, in 2018" (2).
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"The result of a national survey on women and girls abducted in the name of so-called honour, revealing that in 2019, 172 children living in the State party had reportedly been subjected to early marriage" (5).
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The Committee remains concerned that the Discrimination Law, owing to its restricted list of prohibited grounds of discrimination, does not comprehensively address intersecting forms of discrimination against women" (4).
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"The Committee commends the State party on its gender mainstreaming and its commitment to gender-responsive budgeting. It welcomes the establishment of the Swedish Gender Equality Agency, established to contribute to an effective implementation of Swedish gender equality policy. The Committee, however, notes with concern the insufficiency of the human, technical and financial resources allocated to the Agency. The Committee recommends that the State party strengthen the monitoring role of the Swedish Gender Equality Agency, including in the collection of data and conducting of qualitative research, and provide it with sufficient human, technical and financial resources to effectively carry out its mandate to promote and protect women’s rights" (4).more
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption or establishment of the following: [...] The national strategy to prevent and combat men’s violence against women, which went into effect 2017" (2). "The Committee welcomes the adoption, in 2016, of the 10-year national strategy to prevent and combat men’s violence against women, its accompanying programme of measures for 2017–2020, and the forty-point package of measures presented in 2021 by the Government to intensify work on preventing and combating men’s violence against women" (5).
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes that the State party also addresses new forms of gender-based violence against women, particularly in the online sphere. It further notes the information provided by the delegation during the dialogue that a permanent national and cross-sectoral competence centre against violence and oppression in the name of so-called honour is being established" (5).
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee nevertheless notes with concern: […] The low prosecution and conviction rates in sexual violence cases, resulting in impunity for perpetrators in sexual violence cases" (5-6).
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"The Committee is concerned about the prevalence of gender-based violence against women, including domestic violence, and the feminization of poverty, disproportionately affecting women and girls belonging to disadvantaged and marginalized groups and facing intersecting forms of discrimination, across the territory of the State party" (2). "The Committee nevertheless notes with concern: [...] The insufficient availability of places in shelters for victims of gender-based violence in the State party" (5).
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-2

"The Committee notes that child and forced marriages and polygamy are illegal in the State party. However, the Committee is concerned about: […] Reports of polygamous marriages registered with the Swedish Tax Agency" (5).
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"The Committee remains concerned at the low number of women in leadership positions in academia, in senior management positions and on the boards of private companies. It notes with concern that the representation of women among new board of directors members is decreasing, with only 9 per cent of chief executive officer positions held by women, and that only 25 per cent of senior management positions were held by women in 2020" (4).
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: MULV-LAW-1

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption or establishment of the following: [...] The Committee welcomes the fact that, in the period since the consideration of the previous report, the State party ratified the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189) of the International Labour Organization, in 2019" (2).
April 17, 2022, 12:06 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: CL-DATA-1

"The Committee is concerned about the prevalence of gender-based violence against women, including domestic violence, and the feminization of poverty, disproportionately affecting women and girls belonging to disadvantaged and marginalized groups and facing intersecting forms of discrimination, across the territory of the State party" (2). "In line with its guidance note on the obligations of States parties to the Convention in the context of COVID-19, issued on 22 April 2020, the Committee recommends that the State party: [...] Consolidate the Swedish social model throughout the State party as a driving force for sustainable change and use it as a catalyst for implementing measures in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic...more