#Sweden

  • Article: Record-Breaking Temperatures Kill Dozens in Japan

    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

    Sweden Says Sex Without Consent Under Any Circumstance Is Rape

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 24, 2018

    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

    Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 22, 2018

    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

    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

    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

    Sweden May Soon Require Explicit Consent for Sex

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

    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

    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

    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