- Following loses in Swedish courts.
Two midwives who were refused employment in Sweden because they refused to carry out abortions are filing an appeal today to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
- Katarina: Most lose against the system because they can't make their voices heard.(4:08 min) (4:08 min)Requests refused.
Sweden's welfare agency refuses six out of seven requests for personal assistants for disabled people, according to new figures. Katarina Drougge fought to overturn her refusal – and won.
- Public health.
Half of Sweden's population, between the age of 16 and 84, is obese or overweight, according to a report into the health of the nation.
- For discrimination.
The midwife who lost a landmark case in the Swedish labour court on Wednesday is appealing the ruling to the European Court of Human Rights.
- No discrimination.
A court in Sweden has ruled against an anti-abortion midwife in a case that will set a precedent for the treatment of evangelical Christian healthworkers.
- Test case.
A court in Sweden will today rule on whether a Christian midwife who was not given a job because she refuses to carry out abortions is entitled to compensation.
- 1 av 318-year-old Maya Joy from Syria checked the translations to Arabic for accuracy, and found that some translators had tried to distort some of the sensitive information. Credit: Karin Nilsson/Radio Sweden2 av 3Will also discuss gender equality.
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