Universal suffrage

Work to defend democracy as Sweden celebrates its centenary

5:57 min
  • Sweden marks 100 years of universal suffrage this year and the government has allocated extra money to strengthen democracy.
  • The Living History Forum works with youth and children to look at what democracy is - and isn't -  and how has it developed over time.
  • Prime Minister Stefan Löfven warns that what happened in the US, with Capitol Hill being stormed, could also happen in Sweden.