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Sweden releases feminist foreign policy handbook to boost gender equality

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Sweden’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a Feminist Foreign Policy handbook outlining guidelines on how to define women’s rights and make policy around them.

Sweden’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs released on Thursday a Feminist Foreign Policy handbook outlining guidelines on how to define women’s rights and make policy around them. The handbook is a result of a four-year study done by Sweden’s varying federal agencies on feminist policy. It marks “an increase in ambitions” for the progressive country.

Sweden, a country facing a rise in sexual violence against women, is putting forth this legislation in hopes that women’s rights will be considered in political matters and that more women will assume roles of political power going forward.

Click here to read the full article published by The Globe Post on 23 August 2018.

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