Radio Sweden Wednesday
Sweden launches its official ”Embassy” in the virtual online world, Second Life. Radio Sweden was there..
And while the country makes headlines in the virtual world - how is it doing internationally? To make sure that Swedes aren’t left behind as globalisation changes everyday life, the government has appointed a new council. But there are risks ....
Also, an alarming report indicates that women with disabilities are one of the most highly victimised groups in Swedish society.
On Wednesday the much-heralded Swedish Embassy opened in the virtual world Second Life. The event took place both in the real world at the Swedish Institute in central Stockholm, and within Second Life. George Wood was at the real world press conference as Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt cut the virtual ribbon...
Women with disabilities are one of the most highly victimised groups in Swedish society. New research has shown that a significant number of women with disabilities say they’ve suffered violence and sexual abuse, often from a carer, leading some to even try suicide. Dave Russell has the story:
Closing music: ”Release Me”, Oh Laura