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 Swedish Women’s Lobby will participate in the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, taking place in New York March 12-23. Do not miss our panel “Reclaiming SRHR – Why commodification of women must be addressed in SRHR policies”.
“Follow the Money!” contains methods for analyzing budgets and activities from a gender equality perspective. With this material, we want to encourage people and organizations to review how resources are distributed between women and men, and to push for gender equality!
The current pay gap between women and men in Sweden is 12 %. This means that women work unpaid after 16:02 (4:02 pm) every day, calculated on a working day from 8 to 5. Men on the other hand get paid for their entire working day.
Today, the 14th February marks the day of the launch of the campaign One Billion Rising- the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history.