The Nordics are often lauded for their commitment to gender equality. The City of Stockholm in particular has taken a uniquely proactive approach to improving gender equality in the workplace.
Equality to the fore
With positive attitudes towards equality, strong gender discrimination laws and modern industries full of forward-thinking companies, we believe there’s no better place than Stockholm for talented women to thrive.
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Around a hundred of Stockholm’s best-known businesses have publicly declared their commitment to gender equality. But what does it really mean for companies like Truecaller, King and Klarna to call themselves A Woman’s Place?
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When Christine Osazuwa arrived in Stockholm in July 2017, it was the first time the 28-year-old Baltimore native had stepped foot on Swedish soil. But she’d already made up her mind to stay. And having survived her first winter, she’s convinced that she made the right decision.
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Stockholm businesses are challenging traditional work structures and hours in a move to stamp out inequality and improve work-life balance.
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