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).
Studies show that the majority of the writers at Wikipedia are men. Wikifem is a feminist initiative to make women visible at the common encyklopedia.
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 Swedish Women’s Lobby work against a legalization of surrogacy motherhood in Sweden. An end needs to be put to the industry of surrogacy that reduces the female body to a container.
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.
The Swedish Women’s Lobby has launched the campaign #Pornfree in cooperation with Unizon and Roks. We demand that a governmental commission is assigned to examine the consequences of pornography and investigate how the spread of can be limited.
”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
Ad Watch is a campaign that urge people to act and react against sexist and gender stereotypical advertising. We advocate for legislation against sexist advertising and work to put pressure on companies, the advertising industry and politicians.
The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018. The Swedish Women’s Lobby has submitted a written statement on the Review theme on Women and Media, co signed by our member organisations and European coordinations of the European Women’s Lobby. Read the statement here.
Welcome to a discussion on what policies and measures are needed to combat the gender wage gap during the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
Prostitution is not work. It is not sex and it is definitely not “sex work”. It is violence against women, an obstacle to gender equality and a crime against women’s human rights. Welcome to an event on how to combat prostitution during the 61 session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
“The first feminist government in the world” – that is how the Swedish government describes itself. So how is that feminist agenda taking effect? Read the interview with our Secretary General in BBC News.