Åsa Lindhagen

Åsa Lindhagen, Minister for Gender Equality, with responsibility for anti-discrimination and anti-segregation

Minister for Gender Equality, with responsibility for anti-discrimination and anti-segregation

Ministry of Employment

"We can never accept a situation where people do not have power over their own lives. The Government is working to increase gender equality at all levels, to strengthen children’s rights, to combat violence in close relations and honour-related violence and oppression. We are clear in our support for the equal value of all people."

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  • Åsa Lindhagen hosted EU ministerial meeting on gender equality in Stockholm

    • Dr Franziska Giffey (left), Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, Germany, and Minister for Gender Equality Åsa Lindhagen, Sweden

      Dr Franziska Giffey (left), Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, Germany, and Minister for Gender Equality Åsa Lindhagen, Sweden.

      Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices

    • Ms Lena Mirow (left), Coordinator, STHLM Initiative, Government Offices of Sweden, and Ms Soledad Murillo (right), Secretary of State for Equality at the Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Cortes and Equality, Spain

      Ms Lena Mirow (left), Coordinator, STHLM Initiative, Government Offices of Sweden, and Ms Soledad Murillo (right), Secretary of State for Equality at the Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Cortes and Equality, Spain.

      Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    • Ms Mariana Vieira da Silva, Minister of State and Presidency, Portugal

      Ms Mariana Vieira da Silva, Minister of State and Presidency, Portugal.

      Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    • Dr Franziska Giffey (left), Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, Germany, Minister for Gender Equality Åsa Lindhagen, Sweden (centre), and Mr Urban Krajcar, State Secretary for the Minister of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Slovenia (right)

      Dr Franziska Giffey (left), Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, Germany, Minister for Gender Equality Åsa Lindhagen, Sweden (centre), and Mr Urban Krajcar, State Secretary for the Minister of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Slovenia (right) .

      Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    At the initiative of Minister for Gender Equality Åsa Lindhagen, an EU ministerial meeting on gender equality – The STHLM Initiative – took place in Stockholm on 3–4 December. Ms Lindhagen invited Finland, which currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the other EU Member States that will hold the Presidency in the coming years.

  • 30 years since the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child

    Today marks 30 years since the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child - a milestone in the realization of children’s human rights worldwide. On January 1st 2020, Sweden will take a historic next step, when the convention becomes Swedish law.

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