Radio Sweden Monday
Sweden helps lead fresh efforts to reform the UN as the organisation turns 61 on Tuesday.
Fewer circumcisions on boys solely for religious reasons are being carried out within Sweden’s health service, but now there is a growing concern about botched operations elsewhere.
And in our weekly look at the culture scene in Sweden, we report the controversy over a photographer’s pictures of nude men bearing nothing but flowers.
Closing Music: Håkan Hellström, Känn Ingen Sorg För Mig Göteborg
The United Nations turns 61 on Tuesday. In recent years, there have been sustained calls for reform of the world body, with Sweden one of the stongest voices. But why does the U.N. need a reform and how should it be carried out? Azariah Kiros reports:
There’s concern here about unofficial circumcisions of Moslem boys in Sweden. Mark Cummins has the story:
In today’s look at the culture scene, Radio Sweden’s Bill Schiller meets a soft-spoken Swedish-Finnish photographer who has stirred up some angry emotions at times with her rather unusual approach to her subjects: