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Sweden’s New Government Abandons Feminist Foreign Policy

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image The new Swedish government pictured on Lejonbacken's terrace at Stockholm Palace, Sweden, October 18, 2022. © 2022 Jonas Ekströmer/TT/AP Photo In 2014, the Swedish government adopted the world’s first explicitly feminist foreign policy, an approach that aimed to address barriers to gender equality and include a gender perspective in all policy development and decision-making. Since then, countries like Canada, France, and Mexico have followed suit. But with a new government at the helm, the tables are turning in Swedish politics. The country’s new Minister for Foreign…

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