I'm Leif Pagrotsky, Consul General of Sweden in New York - AMA about Sweden's work with gender equality!
My name is Leif Pagrotsky and I am the Consul General of Sweden in New York. On the occasion of the United Nations’ annual gender equality meeting Commission on the Status of Women CSW62 in New York, I am here to answer questions about what Sweden, one of the world’s most gender-equal countries, is doing to ensure equal rights for girls and women in Sweden and worldwide. You can start posting your questions right now! Starting at 10 am EST, I’ll answer them!
Thanks so much for your questions! Sweden’s commitment to gender equality stands firm and the work is not done until girls’ and women’s rights are equal to those of boys and men. While there’s been a lot of progress, there are still many forms of discrimination of women and girls so it’s important to keep the work going. We hope you will join us and take a feminist stand too in your everyday life!
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