People have always migrated. From east to west. From south to north. Today’s globalised world has made the migration streams bigger than ever. But how is a woman’s right to asylum interpreted in the Nordic region?
Solutions for how the Nordic countries receive asylum-seekers in a dignified and correct way were one of the points on Friday’s programme. The countries’ treatment of asylum-seekers varies. Norway and Iceland have similar legislation, and asylum-seekers and traumatised refugees can be sent back very quickly.
On the Parks open stage, Rossana Dinamarca (Left Party), Marie Hagberg (independent) and Anna Steele (Moderate Party) held an interesting debate on the issue “Do antiracism and feminism have a political colour?” Continue reading
Up to now, 23 member states of the European Union have signed the Istanbul Convention, but the convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence has only been ratified by 11 member states. Continue reading
Films, talks, workshops. These are just a few examples of the free programme items at Nordiskt Forum today.