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  • Swedish Women´s Lobby sucessful event to promote the Istanbul Convention

    Swedish Women´s Lobby sucessful event to promote the Istanbul Convention

    In Sweden: The Swedish Women’s Lobby held a talk about rape. The event started with a screening of the short film “Porn Damaged” by Roxane von Gerber Hedayat and Moa Kjellstrand. This was followed by a panel discussion where very constructive discussions took place regarding rape culture and how we can improve the legal system in Sweden. The Istanbul Convention was promoted as a very important tool for Sweden as the country would have to introduce a legal definition based on the lack of (...) Read more

  • 25 Nov, 16.30-18h, Stockholm, Sweden

    25 Nov, 16.30-18h, Stockholm, Sweden

    On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Swedish Women’s Lobby will hold a talk about rape.
    The event will start with a screening of the short film “Porn Damaged” by Roxane von Gerber Hedayat and Moa Kjellstrand.
    This is followed by a panel discussion about rape culture, sexism and how Sweden’s ratification of the Istanbul Convention can be used in the fight against rape.
    When: 25th of November 16.30-18.00. Venue: Zita Folkets Bio (cinema), seating for 150 (...) Read more

  • Swedish Women’s Lobby Press Release

    Time to act against rape! Use the Istanbul Convention!
    "Agera mot våldtäkt! Använd Istanbulkonventionen!"
    http://sverigeskvinnolobby.se/blog/sverige-maste-agera-mot-valdtakt
    Download the press release (in Swedish) here.
    The Introduction and main findings of the "EWL Barometer on rape in Europe 2013" in Swedish can be downloaded here. Read more

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