MR-dagarna, the Swedish Forum for Human Rights, is the biggest forum for human rights in the Nordic region and is organized every year in different cities in Sweden.
The Swedish Women’s Lobby act to promote a women’s rights and a gender equality perspective within the civil society through Civos (the civil society organisations in cooperation).
Nordiskt Forum Malmö 2014 – New Action on Women’s Rights was a regional conference that took place in Malmö June 12-15 2014.
The Swedish Women’s Lobby is part of the European network Plent (Platform for equal and nontransferable parental leave). It is time to make equal parenthood a reality!
The 15:57-movement is a historically unique collaboration for gender equal salaries! With the current pay gap between women and men in Sweden women work unpaid after 15:57 (3:57 pm). Every day. It is time for pay all day!
The project Corporate Compass encourages corporations to implement ethical guidelines to counter sexual exploitation in protection of human rights as well as the protection of their employees.
Forum Jämställdhet is the biggest conference on the topic of gender equality organized in Sweden. The conference will be held in Örebro 31st of January to the 1st of February 2017!
”I would like to ask that we begin to dream about and plan for a different world. A fairer world. A world of happier men and happier women who are truer to themselves.”
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
We analyze the state budget bill from a gender perspective in order to see how resources are divided between women and men, and to examine if the government lives up to their gender equality commitments.
The theme of the upcoming session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) is women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work. In a written statement, we emphasize the urgent need for UN Member States to ensure human rights and decent working conditions for female domestic workers all over the world.
UN Women is currently in the process of developing a policy on prostitution and has launched an open consultation asking for written submissions. The Swedish Women’s Lobby have sent a statement in which we highlight the Swedish sex purchase act as the most effective way to combat prostitution.
The 21st of September, the Swedish Women’s Lobby launched the report “Sexist advertisement in the Nordic countries – An evaluation of regulations and implementation”. The report is an analysis of Nordic regulations to counteract sexist advertising and how they are implemented. The report was presented in the Swedish parliament the 21st of September.
Photos of employees and board members for press use. Photography: Lena Hammar.