In the Nordic Pocket Facts, we break down the statistics by native born and foreign born persons and native born persons with two foreign born parents. The statistics are also broken down by sex as far as possible. The "Nordic Pocket Facts 2013 - Statistics on integration" provides a picture of the status and progress of integration in the Nordic countries.
2014 is the first year that Sweden is holding both a European election and a general election - a super election year. Elections are the most important means by which citizens can influence politics and at the same time demand accountability for the policies that are pursued.
The Swedish Media Council has been given the assignment by the government to implement the Council of Europe Campaign "No Hate Speech Movement" in Sweden. The campaign will be implemented in order to raise awareness, particularly among children and young people, of xenophobia, sexism and other forms of intolerance and mobilize to promote human rights, democracy and gender equality on the Internet.
Parental leave and childcare in focus during Polish visit
Minister for Gender Equality Maria Arnholm today received Poland's gender equality minister Agnieszka Kozlowska-Rajewicz. Ms Kozlowska-Rajewicz is here to study how parental leave and childcare are designed in Sweden, and what the Government is doing about men's violence against women. The two ministers will also pay a visit to the National Police Board to learn about the work of the police, and in particular the campaign against crime in close relationships being conducted by the police.
Ministry of Employment,
10 April 2013
European governments lack the will to help the Roma
Ministry of Health and Social Affairs,
27 March 2013
The Government to examine whether the Convention on the Rights of the Child should be Swedish law
Ministry of Employment,
17 January 2013
The Living Legacy of Raoul Wallenberg
The objective of children's rights policy is that children and young people are to be respected and to have opportunities for development and security and also for participation and influence.
The objectives of disability policy are: a social community based on diversity; a society designed to allow people with disabilities of all ages full participation in the life of the community; equal opportunities in life for girls and boys, women and men with disabilities.