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Anna Söderbäck: #metoo shows a need for a new type of leadership interview
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Anna Söderbäck: #metoo shows a need for a new type of leadership

#metoo has spread like wildfire across the Nordic region. In Sweden, 65 different trades gathered their stories under different banners. First were the artists with hashtags like #tystnadtagning (silence, filming) and #ViSjungerUt (we’re singing out). Anna Söderbäck also shared her experiences. Now she is calling for a new type of leadership.
Nordic trade unions praise #metoo convention nyhet
| Metoo

Nordic trade unions praise #metoo convention

New international standards will protect everybody’s right to a world of work free from violence and harassment. Danish and other Nordic trade unions call it a great leap forward for workers globally and in the Nordic region. Danish employers doubt it will have much effect.
Angela Davis in Reykjavik: We must see the structural powers that support the violence tema
| Metoo

Angela Davis in Reykjavik: We must see the structural powers that support the violence

“If we don’t challenge the structures in society, we risk getting into a situation where we end up fighting for women’s rights to be as violent as men,” warned Angela Davis when she addressed the large #metoo conference in Reykjavik on 17-19 September.
How have the Nordic countries reacted to #metoo? tema
| Metoo

How have the Nordic countries reacted to #metoo?

The Nordic countries have put the questions raised by the metoo-movement high on the agenda, not only for the ministers of gender equality, but for all ministers.
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| Metoo

The multi-faceted fight against sexual harassment

This October it is two years since the American actor Alyssa Milano sent out the first tweet with the hashtag #metoo. That set off a reaction that spread from Twitter to the streets and into the corridors of power. Suddenly sexualised violence and harassment was being discussed in a new way. But what has really changed in these three years?
Why did #metoo hit the Nordics differently? nyhet
| Metoo

Why did #metoo hit the Nordics differently?

Two years after the #metoo movement exploded in social media and became a global phenomenon, Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir will be hosting an international conference on the issue in Reykjavik from 17 to 19 September.
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| Metoo

ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment - an issue of Decent Work?

In an op-ed the Council of Nordic Trade Unions and the leaders of the Baltic Trade Union Confederations urge the eight Nordic and Baltic countries to quickly ratify the latest ILO-convention, often called the Metoo-convention.
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