In this episode, we are going to Finland. For over a century, Finland has pioneered women's representation in politics. But discrimination still casts a long shadow over the country.
What can Finland, possibly the most gender-equal country in the world but one that still has many problems, teach us about the long journey from representation to equality?
Written by Silja Kudel.
Read by Gail Rego.
Text version: https://www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/feminist-finland-from-representation-to-equality
This article is from our brand-new edition: Democracy Ever After? Perspectives on Power and Representation which examines the struggle over democracy and representation in Europe today. It's out now and available to read online and order in print at www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/. For the first time, you can subscribe to receive future print editions too.
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