These Are the Issues Facing Afro-Swedes

In our latest episode of the “On Human Rights” podcast, we speak to Nike Sandberg, spokesperson for the Afro-Swede Network in Skåne. RWI’s visiting researcher Michael McEachrane sat down with her to talk about her work and the situation for Afro-Swedes in the country.

RWI’s Work on Gender Equality Gains Momentum

Gender equality and human rights are inextricably linked. Everywhere, social norms and power relations create gender-based discrimination. RWI strives to transform these structures and realize human rights for everyone regardless of gender. One way RWI does this is to emphasise the connection between gender and human rights in all of their work. Gender equality can…

Human Rights Cities in Focus in Geneva

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is co-organising a side event at the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council this Friday in Geneva. The event will evaluate the progress, opportunities and challenges for local promotion of human rights. Last year, the council adopted the Resolution on Local Government and Human Rights. Above all, it aims…