#Sweden

  • Article: 'United We Will Rise': Young Climate Activists Pen Incredibly Powerful Letter to World Leaders
    Environment

    'United We Will Rise': Young Climate Activists Pen Incredibly Powerful Letter to World Leaders

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 1, 2019

    Not to be dramatic, but it’s probably the best thing we’ve ever read. Read more

  • Article: Child Bride Refugees Spur Sweden to Tighten Marriage Law
    Girls & Women

    Child Bride Refugees Spur Sweden to Tighten Marriage Law

    Oct. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Under a law, expected to come into force in January, Sweden will invalidate all underage marriages. Read more

  • Article: Tallest Peak in Sweden Melts to 2nd Place Due to Unprecedented Heat Wave
    Environment

    Tallest Peak in Sweden Melts to 2nd Place Due to Unprecedented Heat Wave

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 3, 2018

    Heat waves in Europe have had devastating consequences. Read more

  • Article: This College Student Stopped a Deportation in Sweden by Holding Up a Flight
    Citizenship

    This College Student Stopped a Deportation in Sweden by Holding Up a Flight

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Jana Sepehr|July 25, 2018

    She’s being hailed as a hero. Read more

  • Article: Record-Breaking Temperatures Kill Dozens in Japan
    Environment

    Record-Breaking Temperatures Kill Dozens in Japan

    By Daniele Selby|July 23, 2018

    The country will be using a colorblind-friendly heat map in the future to keep more citizens safe. Read more

  • 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