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Exploring Best Practices in Combatting VAW: Sweden | FEMM
April 1, 2018 — Studies, Analyses, Reports
Summary:Author(s) / Source: European Parliament FEMM Committee
This paper was produced by the Policy Department on Citizens’ Rights and Costitutional Affairs at the request of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM). The paper examines the status of women in Sweden, a country known for its proven
track record on gender equality: it delves into the issue of preventing violence against women and protecting victims of violence. Gender equality is a cornerstone of Swedish society, thus violence against women is a priority for the Swedish Government. Various vulnerable groups might still require greater legislative protection and government response.