#Sweden

  • Article: Sweden Says Sex Without Consent Under Any Circumstance Is Rape
    Girls & Women

    Sweden Says Sex Without Consent Under Any Circumstance Is Rape

    May 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The new law no longer requires a threat of violence for non-consensual sex to be considered rape. Read more

  • Article: Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear
    Girls & Women

    Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Gothenburg officials advise girls to hide the spoon in order to alert airport security. Read more

  • Article: The Nobel Prize for Literature Won’t be Awarded for the First Time in Nearly 70 Years
    Girls & Women

    The Nobel Prize for Literature Won’t be Awarded for the First Time in Nearly 70 Years

    By Daniele Selby|May 4, 2018

    What started as a sexual harassment scandal has devolved into a crisis of confidence. Read more

  • Article: These Electric Roads in Sweden Can Charge Cars While They're Driving
    Environment

    These Electric Roads in Sweden Can Charge Cars While They're Driving

    By Joe McCarthy|April 26, 2018

    It’s a major breakthrough for electric vehicles. Read more

  • Article: Sweden May Soon Require Explicit Consent for Sex
    Girls & Women

    Sweden May Soon Require Explicit Consent for Sex

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 21, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Swedish politicians said the #MeToo movement has revealed a need for stricter laws. Read more

  • Article: A Small Town in Sweden Is Being Packed Up and Moved Two Miles Away
    Citizenship

    A Small Town in Sweden Is Being Packed Up and Moved Two Miles Away

    By Andrew McMaster|Nov. 6, 2017

    Kiruna is small, snowy, and on the move. Read more

  • Article: Sweden Is Sending This 106-Year-Old Asylum-Seeker Back to Afghanistan
    Citizenship

    Sweden Is Sending This 106-Year-Old Asylum-Seeker Back to Afghanistan

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 5, 2017

    Civilian deaths in the Afghan war just reached a new high, but Sweden considers her province “safe.” Read more

  • Article: 8 Essential Quotes on Toilets from People Who Really Know What They’re Talking About
    ImpactWater & Sanitation

    8 Essential Quotes on Toilets from People Who Really Know What They’re Talking About

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 1, 2017

    892 million people defecate outside. So Global Citizen went to Sweden to ask the experts what's up. Read more