More women – more peace. Studies show that the full and equal participation of women in peacebuilding processes contributes to better and more sustainable peace and security in society. On 12-14 December, Sweden invited women activists from all provinces in Afghanistan to participate in a training on dialogue and mediation skills in peace processes.

Not a day goes by without us seeing and hearing about the hardships endured by people all over the world in their search for protection from conflicts and natural disasters. The number of forcibly displaced people now exceeds 65 million, of whom 21 million are legally regarded as refugees under the UNHCR’s mandate.

The Government’s new gender equality policy strategy shifts the perspective in efforts to combat men’s violence against women from the consequences of such violence to its causes.

Regeringens nya jämställdhetspolitiska strategi innebär ett perspektivskifte inom arbetet mot mäns våld mot kvinnor, från fokus på hantering av våldets konsekvenser till dess orsaker.

Our human rights-based approach is the starting point and the added value that Sweden brings into the discussion on global internet affairs.

How can migrant women lead in their communities and contribute to their new societies? This was the central theme when representatives from business, the NGO community and government gathered at the Swedish Institute to take part in a round-table discussion.

En dépit de leur importance, les thèmes de la masculinité et de la paternité font rarement l’objet des discussions publiques dans la société et dans les médias. L’Ambassade de Suède et le Bureau du Coordonnateur Résident des Nations Unies au Maroc ont organisé une table ronde qui a permis à des hommes engagés de présenter leurs expériences et leurs perspectives sur la masculinité, la paternité et l’égalité des genres.