Chinese Students Participated in Gender Equality Seminar

Students at the RWI supported Human Rights Master Programme at Peking University recently took part in a lecture held by Emma Melander Borg, head of Gender Equality at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. Under the headline “Gender Equality in Sweden,” Melander Borg spoke about Sweden’s feminist foreign policy and the quota system. The Institute took the opportunity…

“Wear a Dress, Keep Clean, Keep Your Legs Together”

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, together with its academic cooperation partners (Africa University, Great Zimbabwe University and Midlands State University) under the Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2016-2018, recently concluded a two-day workshop on human rights research methodologies in the vibrant capital city of Harare. A particular focus of this workshop was to, through targeted…

Promoting Gender Equality: Methods, Results & Lessons Learned

Gender stereotypes and norms are root causes of societal inequalities and gender-based discrimination, which in turn can translate into shunted life experiences and very serious life situations. These can include, but are not limited to gender-based poverty and violence, unequal access to justice, and education, pay and pension gaps. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has been…