Integration Minister, Nyamko Sabuni

Sweden’s Gender Equality Policy Under Fire

The Swedish government has proposed that only companies with 25 or more employees need to have gender a equality policy.

They also propose that these policies only be put into effect every three years. According to Swedish Radio News the proposal put forward by the Minister for Integration and Gender Equality has received harsh criticism.

A spokesperson for the Left Party said that this was a historic steps backwards for Swedish gender equality politics. The current law includes companies with 10 or more employees and the procedures are to be put into effect yearly.

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