#Sweden

  • Article: Rape Conviction Rates Rise 75% in Sweden After Change in the Law

    Rape Conviction Rates Rise 75% in Sweden After Change in the Law

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 1, 2020

    The country changed the legal definition of rape to sex without consent. Read more

  • Article: Coldplay Called on Sweden to Make COVID-19 Treatments Available to All — and Got a Response!
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    Coldplay Called on Sweden to Make COVID-19 Treatments Available to All — and Got a Response!

    By Helen Lock|June 17, 2020

    The band got a swift reply from Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on social media. Read more

  • Article: Sweden Just Shut Down Its Last Coal-Fired Power Plant

    Sweden Just Shut Down Its Last Coal-Fired Power Plant

    By Brandon Wiggins|April 29, 2020

    Moving on from coal power is vital for mitigating global climate change. Read more

  • Article: EU Leaders Are About to Set Their Aid Budgets Until 2027. Here's How You Can Help.
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    EU Leaders Are About to Set Their Aid Budgets Until 2027. Here's How You Can Help.

    By Imogen CalderwoodErica Sanchez  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 18, 2020

    Use your voice to make sure the world’s most vulnerable people aren’t left behind. Read more

  • Article: UK’s RNLI Overwhelmed by Support After Work Abroad Criticism

    UK’s RNLI Overwhelmed by Support After Work Abroad Criticism

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 16, 2019

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution works to protect children globally, as well as in the UK. Read more

  • Article: Meghan Markle Guest Edited 'British Vogue' — and These 15 Incredible Women Are on the Cover

    Meghan Markle Guest Edited 'British Vogue' — and These 15 Incredible Women Are on the Cover

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 29, 2019

    She’s using the opportunity to amplify amazing advocates for everything from equality to vaccines. Read more

  • Article: Want to Take a Holiday Without Flying? Here Are Some Tips From the No-Fly Movement

    Want to Take a Holiday Without Flying? Here Are Some Tips From the No-Fly Movement

    By Helen Lock|July 29, 2019

    "Flygskam" meaning "flight shame" is a buzzword in Sweden. Global Citizen finds out more. Read more

  • Article: Young Voters Across Europe Led to a 'Green Wave' to Fight for Climate Action

    Young Voters Across Europe Led to a 'Green Wave' to Fight for Climate Action

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 28, 2019

    Green parties scored particularly high with young voters in Europe. Read more