Inside Sweden

Coming up today:

Child abuse at home and in schools in this supposedly peaceful country, known for its great concern for youngsters and anti-violence traditions.

A multi cultural center on the fringe of the Swedish capital promotes diversity in this Nordic nation, and we discuss the controversial care for the eldery in this Scandinvian nation - with fights for resources intensified by an increasingly aging population and a growing percentage of foreign-born.

Closing music: Karin Ingebäck, and the Amedei Chamber Choir from the Swedish opera, ” Förklädd Gud” or ”God in Disguise”

The Multi-Cultural Center just outside of Stockholm was set up some 20 years ago as a forum for promoting cultural diversity – including migration and other related issues. The Center says its guiding principle is that no one should be forced to suppress or deny one’s culture or identity.

Radio Sweden’s Azariah Kiros finds out more from Ingrid Ramberg, an editor at the Center, who explains how it came into being:

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