Tag: Abortion

  • Amnesty International’s annual report: Finland’s border measures threaten asylum rights, double standards in the fight for human rights

    Amnesty International’s annual report: Finland’s border measures threaten asylum rights, double standards in the fight for human rights

    The Finnish government considered several legislative proposals in order to prepare for state influence at the borders. Amnesty believes that these reforms did not take sufficient account of their impact on human rights, and the combined effects of these proposals could potentially limit the right to seek asylum and breach the absolute ban on deportation. […]

  • Germany announces new ‘feminist’ foreign policy

    Germany’s center-left government on Wednesday announced new feminist guidelines to shape its diplomacy and development work. This includes the creation of a new role of “feminist foreign policy ambassador”. Germany will lobby to ensure that women’s issues are more in focus globally, that women are better represented and that the country’s generous development funds are […]

  • Every second Dane opposes raising the abortion limit

    A recent eOpinion survey conducted for DR shows that 48 percent of Danes believe that the abortion limit should not be raised. Less than a third think it should. The abortion debate had long been dormant in Denmark, and there had been no change to the 12-week limit since abortion was legalized 50 years ago. […]

  • The tangle of documents is beginning to resemble a farce

    The tangle of documents is beginning to resemble a farce

    US President Joe Biden invited the FBI to search his home in their search for more classified documents – which they found. At the same time, secret documents have also been discovered at the home of Trump’s former vice president Mike Pence. With the 2024 presidential primaries a year away, we ask how these revelations […]

  • Danish youth party members under fire for helping abortion candidates in the US

    Danish youth party members under fire for helping abortion candidates in the US

    Fighting for women’s rightsVigilius said he had been called a fascist and wanted dead since he posted on social media about the trip two days ago. He has described the trip as more of a student trip to learn about how elections work in the United States. Rubio, a senator running for re-election in Florida, […]

  • Parliament approved the reform of the abortion laws by 125–41 votes

    Parliament approved the reform of the abortion laws by 125–41 votes

    A one-man parliamentary group also voted against the law Ano Turtiainen. The only empty sound came Hanna-Leena Mattila (Center). 32 MPs were absent from the vote. The reform facilitates access to abortion in Finland. It stipulates that pregnancy can be terminated at the request of a pregnant person up to the end of the 12th […]

  • The story of the Christian right

    The story of the Christian right

    For decades, the Christian right has influenced the political debate in the United States, and the Supreme Court’s abortion decision was a monumental victory for this influential movement. But where does the movement really have its roots, and how did it gain so much influence? We dive deep into the history of the Christian right […]

  • Finnish MPs approved the abortion law reform

    Finnish MPs approved the abortion law reform

    The change eases one of Europe’s strictest, decades-old abortion laws.

  • Professor: Religion can influence MPs’ votes on trans and abortion laws

    Professor: Religion can influence MPs’ votes on trans and abortion laws

    Open religiosity in Finnish politics is still mostly taboo, experts say.

  • This is how the abortion battle can decide the election in the United States

    This is how the abortion battle can decide the election in the United States

    After methodical and patient work, the opponents of abortion in the United States were able to reap their greatest victory this summer when the Supreme Court overturned the ruling Roe v Wade. Several American states have now introduced extensive restrictions on the right to abortion, and a third of all American women now no longer […]

  • The Nobel Prize: Lundström’s book circles on “Circumstances” by Annie Ernaux

    The Nobel Prize: Lundström’s book circles on “Circumstances” by Annie Ernaux

    Right after the announcement of this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature, the authors Jesper Högström and Balsam Karam were given the task of devouring the brand new Swedish novel “Circumstances” by Annie Ernaux. It is an autobiographical account of an event in the author’s youth, 1963. At the age of 23, she became pregnant in […]

  • Roland Poirier Martinsson – a lonely outsider

    Roland Poirier Martinsson – a lonely outsider

    About ten years ago, Roland Poirier Martinsson predicted that conservatism would take over liberalism. Then nobody took him seriously, then it washed over Europe like a wave. Childhood was characterized by an alcoholic father and a loving mother. He was in and out of child psychiatry and had his first drunkenness at 11 years old. […]

  • The gritty French novelist Annie Ernaux wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

    The gritty French novelist Annie Ernaux wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

    French author Annie Ernaux, whose novels are based on personal experience of class and gender, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. The jury praised “the courage and clinical acuity with which she reveals the roots, alienations and collective limitations of personal memory”. Ernaux is the author of 22 novels. Informed of the award, the […]

  • US warning to Russia

    US warning to Russia

    The United States is warning Russia to continue its war into areas belonging to NATO allies, and former CIA director and Army General David Petraeus says the United States is ready to respond with full force if Putin uses nuclear weapons. Are we approaching a war between the US and Russia? The Texas gubernatorial race […]

  • Finland plans to ease abortion restrictions

    Finland plans to ease abortion restrictions

    Finland has the strictest abortion law in the Nordic countries, which requires the approval of two doctors to terminate a pregnancy. Legislation from the 1970s has been criticized as outdated.

  • Abortion – the battle for the womb

    Abortion – the battle for the womb

    No body part is more politicized than the womb. It is a moral, religious and ideological battlefield. The battle has been fairly dormant in many of the world’s democracies – until now. In several countries in Europe, the right to abortion has been restricted in recent years, and in 2022 Roe v Wade was repealed, […]

  • VMA in Helsingborg and Höganäs, Skåne •

    VMA in Helsingborg and Höganäs, Skåne •

    Al Qaeda leader killed in Kabul Last week, Al Qaeda’s top leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by the US military in a targeted attack. Zawahiri was in a luxury villa in Kabul, apparently a guest of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. How does this affect the relationship between the US and Afghanistan? And how has […]

  • Home abortions can become reality

    Home abortions can become reality

    This summer, we broadcast special episodes about the four topics that young voters between the ages of 16-29 ranked as the most important before the election, according to the SOM institute. The order is environment, crime, immigration and healthcare. We have come to the last program and with a focus on healthcare. According to Swedish […]

  • Citizens’ assemblies could lead the way to better democracies

    Citizens’ assemblies could lead the way to better democracies

    Citizens’ assemblies play an integral role in the development of smart cities, enabling people to become more involved in decision-making processes, writes Paul Budde. OVER THE YEARS I have regularly mentioned my involvement in smart cities. I have been involved in this for over a decade. It was obviously my background in the application of […]

  • The Road Less Taken: Free to carry weapons, forced to carry children

    The Road Less Taken: Free to carry weapons, forced to carry children

    When I read that the Supreme Court in the United States last month overturned a woman’s right to abortion, I had a familiar feeling in my stomach. It’s one I’ve gotten used to processing things that happen in America over the last few years: a feeling of fear, discomfort, confusion, and fear. An unwanted seed […]

  • Green Party MP sees Tiktok account deleted after posting abortion rights video

    Green Party MP sees Tiktok account deleted after posting abortion rights video

    The Tiktok account of the MP of the first election term Sofia Virta (Green) has been unexpectedly removed from the China-based social media platform. Virta announced the deletion of his account in a tweet and also in a press release. She said the platform had likely removed her account because of her stance on human […]

  • Greenland: more abortions than births

    Greenland: more abortions than births

    According to the National Board of Health, Greenland’s National Board of Health, the island’s birth rate is still lower than the number of abortions despite a dive in the latter. In 2021, there were 842, a decrease from 889 in 2020, 902 in 2019 and a ten-year high of 931 in 2018. Progress on the […]

  • Are period trackers still safe to use?

    Are period trackers still safe to use?

    However, the criminalization of abortion raises legitimate concerns about the privacy of period trackers to a much higher level. Cybersecurity experts warn that data collected from these apps could potentially be used to punish anyone seeking an abortion if subpoenaed or sold to a third party. This discussion also draws attention to how sensitive data […]

  • Novo Nordisk will help finance abortion trips for American employees

    Novo Nordisk will help finance abortion trips for American employees

    Novo Nordisk will expand financial support to employees in the US after the implementation of strict abortion laws, reports Politiken. After the US Supreme Court overthrew Roe vs Wade on June 24, it is now illegal in many states in the United States to have an abortion. Because of the extreme mental and physical effects […]

  • For some – but not for gays – freedom in the US

    For some – but not for gays – freedom in the US

    It seemed like everyone was participating in the Gay Pride parade – drag queens and studs, bros and kids. The prime minister and the mayor were visibly present. The rainbow flag does not fly on government buildings in the state of Texas. On the contrary – when it comes to gay rights, the Lone Star […]

  • Right now: Ebba Busch (KD) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Right now: Ebba Busch (KD) in Ekot’s party leader hearing

    Almedalen Week continues with the Christian Democrats, whose party leader Ebba Busch will give a speech this morning. Hear her interviewed in P1 Morgon by Mikael Sjödell in Ekot’s party leader hearing. Also hear Ekot’s domestic policy commentator Tomas Ramberg. How will KD win the sparsely populated area voters and how many signatures has Ebba […]

  • Bonus episode: That’s why HD has so much power

    Bonus episode: That’s why HD has so much power

    On Friday 24/6, the US Supreme Court announced that it is tearing up the constitutionally protected right to abortion. Conservative states are thus free to severely restrict access to abortion. The decision has raised a wide range of questions for many of you listeners. That’s why this special podcast where we answer your questions about […]

  • Politicians’ defense speeches and abortion contracts

    Politicians’ defense speeches and abortion contracts

    What number will it end up with, speaking of Turkey’s demands on people they want to have extradited from Sweden in order to release Sweden’s NATO application? It started with 33 people, but changed the same day to 73. Ebba Bush (KD) recently brought an abortion contract to a TV debate between her and Märta […]

  • Biden calls for the Senate filibuster to be released over abortion

    Biden calls for the Senate filibuster to be released over abortion

    The US president said an? Exception? needed to be made the 60-vote rule to legalize abortion US President Joe Biden wants the Senate to get rid of the filibuster rule in order to pass the abortion legislation, he told reporters on Thursday at the NATO summit in Spain. However, he may miss the votes, as […]

  • 414: Turkey’s price tag to let Sweden in

    414: Turkey’s price tag to let Sweden in

    On Tuesday, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced that there is an agreement between Sweden, Finland and Turkey. The agreement forms the basis for a continued process with the goal of incorporating the two Nordic countries into the defense alliance. The road here has meant great trials for Swedish diplomacy and the ability to negotiate. […]

  • THL: Gender education, free contraceptives contribute to the decrease in abortions in Finland

    THL: Gender education, free contraceptives contribute to the decrease in abortions in Finland

    Free contraception and more comprehensive sexual education have led to a significant decrease in the number of women performing abortions in Finland compared to a decade ago, says the public health authority THL. The agency’s figures revealed that in 2021, about 7,600 abortions were performed in Finland, compared with 10,700 in 2011. In 1975, the […]

  • Finland will expand the right to abortion as the citizens’ initiative progresses in Parliament

    Finland will expand the right to abortion as the citizens’ initiative progresses in Parliament

    The decision on the report will then be taken in the plenary session of Parliament. The citizens’ initiative contains several changes to a law dating from the 1970s. While it is unlikely that the initiative will be adopted as it stands, some proposed amendments could be made fairly quickly by the legislators. Mia Laiho (NCP), […]

  • Assassination attempt in Oslo, “NATO’s Achilles heel” Lithuania, fatigue to be vaccinated against corona and the summer before elections

    Assassination attempt in Oslo, “NATO’s Achilles heel” Lithuania, fatigue to be vaccinated against corona and the summer before elections

    Norway in grief and dismay In Oslo, an attack has been carried out on people who were sitting in restaurants, with dead and injured. The security police have declared the highest terrorist warning as a precautionary measure. The arrested suspect is known for Islamist links, but also for mental problems. Swedish Radio correspondent Carina Holmberg […]

  • Right now: US Supreme Court tears up abortion rights

    Right now: US Supreme Court tears up abortion rights

    The United States Supreme Court upholds the so-called Roe v. Wade judgment of 1973, which guarantees the right to free abortion. The decision is expected to mean that nearly half of US states will completely or partially ban abortion. Hear Cecilia Khavar, Swedish Radio’s correspondent in Washington and Ekot’s broadcaster in the USA Anders Jelmin […]

  • The abortionist

    The abortionist

    Ivar Olofsson has the title doctor of medicine in the telephone directory and has a nice clinic in Saltsjö Duvnäs. Abortion is completely forbidden in the early 30s and you are not allowed to provide information about contraception. In 1934, 158 women in Stockholm were summoned for police questioning. They have all booked an appointment […]

  • What punishment can a Soviet citizen receive for marrying a foreigner

    What punishment can a Soviet citizen receive for marrying a foreigner

    Women who married foreign men in the 1940s Soviet Union could spend several years in a labor camp. Soviet security agencies ran a program of strict surveillance of such ladies. Very few ever managed to reunite with their husbands – and often paid a high price beyond that. Kharitonenko Manor on the Sofiyskaya Embankment in […]

  • Restrictive abortion laws endanger Nigerian women

    Restrictive abortion laws endanger Nigerian women

    The word “abortion” is used to describe two types of pregnancies that end before 20 weeks, which is now considered the age of viability for a pregnancy. Spontaneous abortion takes place without the woman’s intention to stop the pregnancy, it is pregnancy loss before 20 weeks of gestation. Induced abortion is an intentional termination of […]

  • Danske Nyheder Round-Up: Supermarket chain owner freezes the prices of basic goods over the summer

    Danske Nyheder Round-Up: Supermarket chain owner freezes the prices of basic goods over the summer

    While the Ministry of Finance predicts that inflation will end at just over 5 percent in 2022, food prices are expected to rise twice as fast. So it is a consolation to learn that the Salling Group sets a price cap on everyday basic products such as oatmeal and milk – 100 in Netto and […]

  • VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    United States before and after Roe V. Wade In 1973, the Supreme Court ruled that women have a constitutionally protected right to abortion. The political debate was rather cool – but soon this would change radically. What just happened? Jill Biden traveled to Ukraine US President Jill Biden surprised the media with a visit to […]

  • Odyssey in Odessa, (S) sprints into NATO and the culture panel on abortions

    Odyssey in Odessa, (S) sprints into NATO and the culture panel on abortions

    The Social Democrats’ quick decisions in the NATO issue The question of a Swedish application to the military alliance NATO has also characterized this week and the speed, not least with regard to the Social Democrats’ decision on a yes or no to NATO membership, has been pushed up further. At the same time as […]

  • HD is aiming for the right to abortion

    HD is aiming for the right to abortion

    A leaked document from the Supreme Court claims that HD will strike down the precedent Roe v. Wade. This would mean that abortion is no longer seen as protected by the US Constitution and give states greater opportunities to legislate against abortion. This is Roe v. Wade Roe V. Wade is a case in the […]

  • US warns of Russian chemical weapons

    US warns of Russian chemical weapons

    NATO meeting in Brussels This week, the world’s NATO leaders gather for a summit in Brussels. US President Joe Biden will be present and we wonder what message he will have for his European allies and Ukraine. Historical nomination for HD Ketanji Brown Jackson has made history as the first black woman to be nominated […]

  • St Patrick’s Day 2022: AZ in 21st Century Ireland

    St Patrick’s Day 2022: AZ in 21st Century Ireland

    by Armelle Delmelle A is for abortion rights and the bill that proved that Ireland is very much in the 21st century. When it arrived in 2018, it was not perfect – nothing is ever perfect, even a newborn baby – but at least you will not go to jail for making a choice that […]

  • The World Health Organization has published a new abortion guideline

    The World Health Organization has published a new abortion guideline

    The Abortion care guidelines Provides Concrete Recommendations on Good Practices to Support Law and Policy Makers, Program Managers, Healthcare Professionals, and Other Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Stakeholders in Ensuring Evidence-Based and Human Rights-Based Abortion Care – Including Pre-Abortion, Abortion, and Post-Abortion Care – is available worldwide Statement by Nancy Northupin, CEO of […]

  • Thursday’s papers: Delayed Justice, Day Care Crisis and Covid Fears of Pregnancy

    Thursday’s papers: Delayed Justice, Day Care Crisis and Covid Fears of Pregnancy

    Helsingin sanomat newspaper deepens Problems of the Finnish criminal justice system in resolving cases related to sexual and domestic violence. Criminal lawyer Maija HäyrinenA specialist in sexual offenses for almost 15 years says that long delays in police investigations are common in Finland, even in cases related to serious forms of sexual exploitation. "People do […]

  • Roberta Metsola was elected EP chairperson on her birthday

    Defender of people with traditional sexual orientation, but opposed to abortion. An unwavering fighter for the rule of law in his home country Malta, but a much softer stance on similar issues in other EU countries. Proponents of the resettlement of migrants in the European Community and at the same time author of a parliamentary […]

  • Grandmother Hildegard was one of the largest illegal abortionists

    Grandmother Hildegard was one of the largest illegal abortionists

    This section: Hildegard Lagerlund was only 13 years old when she had to support herself. As a 19-year-old, she got a job as a housekeeper for a middle-aged couple. The wife in the family was ill and died soon, and Hildegard married the widower Oskar Lagerlund. In 1918, Oskar died of Spanish flu and Hildegard […]

  • Yle’s election compass: Most candidates are in favor of free contraception for those under 25 years of age

    Yle’s election compass: Most candidates are in favor of free contraception for those under 25 years of age

    The majority of candidates in the provincial elections who responded to Yle’s election compass are in favor of offering free contraception to young people under the age of 25 in their own territory. About three in four respondents gave the idea a green light and said they either fully or somewhat agreed with free contraception. […]

  • Protest in front of the Polish embassy

    Protest in front of the Polish embassy

    “Our nightmares are becoming reality,” said Wiola Ujazdowska during a silent protest against the Polish abortion law, which took place today at 18:00 in front of the Polish embassy in Reykjavik. The reason for today’s protests are the reports from the last days about women who died in Poland because doctors refused to perform an […]

  • Protest in front of the embassy in Reykjavik

    Protest in front of the embassy in Reykjavik

    The cruel verdict of the Constitutional Court takes its toll. 30-year-old Iza lost her life due to the absurd prohibition of abortion and the fear that prevails among doctors to try to save the patient’s life in such situations. Iza’s story is not unique. – ADVERTISEMENT – Today in the media appeared the story of […]

  • Poland: “Not one more”

    Poland: “Not one more”

    An article about the demonstration in Poland was published in RÚV. Many people gathered yesterday in Krakow and Warsaw to honor the memory of the pregnant woman who died in September. The woman was twenty-second weeks pregnant and died of sepsis, but the cause of her death has recently been revealed. The case has attracted […]

  • The Christian Democrats clap at Rohde: No one can control me

    The Christian Democrats clap at Rohde: No one can control me

    – You can not control me. I may have a hard time controlling myself, but that is not the intention either, says Jens Rohde. According to Rohde, there must be room for different opinions. And they were presented, as when Verner B. Andersen in Silkeborg presented abortion resistance as an alternative solution to a current […]

  • The Christian Democrats clap Rohde: No one can control me

    The Christian Democrats clap Rohde: No one can control me

    – You can not control me. I may have a hard time controlling myself, but that is not the intention either, says Jens Rohde. According to Rohde, there must be room for different opinions. And they were presented, as when Verner B. Andersen in Silkeborg presented abortion resistance as an alternative solution to a current […]

  • New government in Norway: Less inequality, more focus on the environment, welfare and location

    New government in Norway: Less inequality, more focus on the environment, welfare and location

    Labor Party leader Jonas Gahr Støre and Center Party (Sp) leader Trygve Slagsvold Vedum presented the new government platform on Wednesday at 14.00. – Now it’s the ordinary people’s turn. The differences between people will be reduced. We must have a secure working life and an active labor policy. We want to use the whole […]

  • Record-breaking ahead of the Swedish election, Madonna’s all shapes and the legacy of Lars Vilks

    Record-breaking ahead of the Swedish election, Madonna’s all shapes and the legacy of Lars Vilks

    Time 1: * Record even between the blocs in Swedish politics – about the parties’ positioning before the election * Abortion law in Texas temporarily stopped – but opposition to free abortion continues * With Madonna in New York – our correspondent about all the shapes of the superstar * The legacy of Vilks – […]

  • The groundbreaking Global Citizens’ Assembly will guide world leaders in the climate

    The groundbreaking Global Citizens’ Assembly will guide world leaders in the climate

    One hundred participants will discuss and draft a set of citizens ’climate priorities, which they will present at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow on 31 October. On Thursday, October 7, members of the House of Representatives met for the first time. One in 100 participants is Helganna From Cologne, Germany. He is hosted and […]

  • Author Charlotte Strandgaard is dead – 78 years old

    Author Charlotte Strandgaard is dead – 78 years old

    Author Charlotte Strandgaard is dead. She turned 78 years old. Strandgaard died at Glostrup Hospital surrounded by those closest to him, writes Politiken. She made her debut in 1965 with the collection of poems “Catalog”. In 2021, together with Johanne Kirstine Fall, she published her latest book “Stretch your body towards mine”. Between the two, […]

  • The left and center parties in Norway are close to forming a government with some disagreements

    The left and center parties in Norway are close to forming a government with some disagreements

    After the great victory of the left and center parties, the Labor Party (Labor Party), the Socialist Left Party (SV) and the Center Party (SP) have met to see opportunities to form a government. They have a positive prediction, but there are difficult questions to discuss. Both the Labor Party and the Socialist People’s Party […]

  • US abortion opponents rejoice

    US abortion opponents rejoice

    Participants: Ginna Lindberg, US commentator on Ekot, Cecilia Khavar, Washington correspondent and Roger Wilson, New York correspondent. Host: Sara Stenholm Producer: Viktor Mattsson Techniques: Sandra Pettersson

  • The Christian Democrats want free contraception for those under 25

    The Christian Democrats want free contraception for those under 25

    On Saturday, the Christian Democratic Party (CD) party assembly approved its youth cleaning proposal to support free contraception for all under 25s. The party’s youth organization claimed that providing free contraceptives would reduce the number of abortions in Finland. The group referred to Norway, where free contraception has reduced redundancy rates. Party members approved the […]

  • Research progress may threaten abortion rights

    Research progress may threaten abortion rights

    The research and medical advances to be able to save premature babies have focused on the concept of viability in the abortion law. After week 18, the fetus can only be aborted if it is not considered viable, but when the law was written, children could not be treated as early as today. “We must […]

  • New oxygen for abortion resistance

    New oxygen for abortion resistance

    Participants: Ginna Lindberg, US commentator on Ekot, Cecilia Khavar, Washington correspondent and Fernando Arias, former New York correspondent. Host: Sara Stenholm Producer: Viktor Mattsson Technician: Elvira Björnfot

  • Candidates want vegetarian school lunches once a week, says the election compass

    Candidates want vegetarian school lunches once a week, says the election compass

    Many of Finland’s election compasses are now open for business ahead of next month’s local elections, and they provide a wealth of information on candidates who announced their intentions before the election. Yle’s election compass is available in English and offers a short opinion poll to which 52 per cent of all local election candidates […]

  • Candidates want vegetarian school dinners once a week, says the election compass

    Candidates want vegetarian school dinners once a week, says the election compass

    Many of Finland’s election compasses are now open for business ahead of next month’s local elections, and they provide a wealth of information on candidates who announced their intentions before the election. Yle’s election compass is available in English and offers a short opinion poll to which 52 per cent of all local election candidates […]

  • Prohibition of abortion is being tried in the Supreme Court

    Prohibition of abortion is being tried in the Supreme Court

    In the United States, the Supreme Court will take up a case that may have major implications for the highly polarizing issue of abortion in the country. It is the first time since the court received a conservative majority that the abortion issue is now being tried in HD. The case that is to be […]

  • The Prime Minister sees no need for nuances in the abortion debate

    In the wake of Jens Rohde’s entrance into the Christian Democrats, a debate arose about the conditions for free abortion in Denmark. On Sunday, that debate was attended by Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (S), who does not believe that the debate lacks nuances. – Some say that there is a need for nuances in the […]

  • The Christian Democrats want to lower top tax and invest in psychiatry

    – The Christian Democrats are a bourgeois center party, and that is where we place ourselves. We want to create calm, gather and find good solutions for Denmark, says Isabella Arendt. The plan’s effect on employment in 2030 is expected to be 39,500 more in work with the party’s desired initiatives. They call it “the […]

  • The Christian Democrats want to raise top tax and invest in psychiatry

    – The Christian Democrats are a bourgeois center party, and that is where we place ourselves. We want to create calm, gather and find good solutions for Denmark, says Isabella Arendt. The plan’s effect on employment in 2030 is expected to be 39,500 more in work with the party’s desired initiatives. They call it “the […]

  • FACTS: The Christian Democrats want to take in 1,000 refugees a year

    * Give the regions the right to tax and compensate for the bottom tax. * Give municipalities and regions the opportunity to establish short- and medium-term educations throughout Denmark. Help for well-being: * Offer couple and parent counseling. * Guarantees the woman’s right to counseling before and after any abortion. Better standards and more freedom […]

  • FACTS: The Christian Democrats want to lower top taxes and development aid

    * Give the regions the right to tax and compensate for the bottom tax. * Give municipalities and regions the opportunity to establish short- and medium-term educations throughout Denmark. Help for well-being: * Offer couple and parent counseling. * Guarantees the woman’s right to counseling before and after any abortion. Better standards and more freedom […]

  • Polish criticism after the ombudsman was forced to resign

    Polish criticism after the ombudsman was forced to resign

    “We do not accept that our rights and freedoms are limited by a politically dependent court,” 120 civil rights organizations wrote in an open letter of protest against the forced release of human rights ombudsman Adam Bodnar. Although he, as ombudsman, does not have much power, he has made himself unpopular with the political leadership. […]

  • The police charge the Danish Nature Agency with animal cruelty

    East Jutland Police have now filed charges against the Danish Nature Agency for violating the Animal Welfare Act in Mols Bjerge. This is stated by the Danish Nature Agency on Tuesday in a press release. In an inspection report from February, a veterinarian found that the condition of the cattle herd responsible for nature conservation […]

  • Childless on waiting list hesitates with Danish adoption

    Childless on waiting list hesitates with Danish adoption

    This has led the National Board of Appeal to offer couples and singles who are on a waiting list for a foreign child to move to the list of Danish children. About 70 couples and singles have received an inquiry, says chief consultant at the agency Karin Rønnow Søndergaard. Of those, between 10 and 15 […]

  • FACTS: The waiting time can be less than a year for a Danish child

    FACTS: The waiting time can be less than a year for a Danish child

    READ more about adoptions here: * So far, most adopted children have come here from abroad. Among others from South Korea, South Africa and Vietnam. * In 2020, 23 children were adopted to Denmark from abroad. This is the lowest number since foreign adoptions began in earnest. * Since the free abortion in 1973, there […]

  • Deciphering ‘unconventional’ Denmark’s unconventional relationship to feminism

    Deciphering ‘unconventional’ Denmark’s unconventional relationship to feminism

    Denmark serves as a role model for the rest of the world with its social democratic welfare, narrow gender pay, generous parental leave and remarkable female representation in the government and the political sphere. It even has a feminist political party! The country has made great strides in terms of women’s rights since 1915 – […]

  • Research: Free contraception associated with a reduction in teenage pregnancies, abortions

    Research: Free contraception associated with a reduction in teenage pregnancies, abortions

    According to the results of an extensive study by the University of Helsinki, the miscarriage rate of young women and girls in Finland has decreased over the past two decades. During the same period, the number of babies born to women under the age of 20 has also declined. The study found that free contraception […]

  • Research: Free contraception causes a decrease in teenage pregnancies, abortions

    Research: Free contraception causes a decrease in teenage pregnancies, abortions

    The number of abortions among young women and girls in Finland has decreased over the past two decades, according to the results of an extensive study by the University of Helsinki. During the same period, the number of babies born to women under the age of 20 has also declined. The study found that free […]

  • Important message to the public in Björklinge, Skuttunge, Läby in Uppsala municipality, Uppsala county.

    Important message to the public in Björklinge, Skuttunge, Läby in Uppsala municipality, Uppsala county.

    The abortion virus EHV-1 is spreading in equestrian sports after an outbreak at a competition in Valencia. Many horses have died, and even more are being cared for in veterinary clinics. Two years ago, the horse farm Skånsta Ryttare had a major outbreak, and riding school director Ann Borglund talks about how the virus affected […]

  • Minister of the Environment on starving animals: Not good enough

    Minister of the Environment on starving animals: Not good enough

    Minister of the Environment Lea Wermelin (S) writes on Facebook that it is unacceptable that cows in public nature areas in Mols Bjerge are starving to death. She does this after both Berlingske and Ekstra Bladet have described how cows set out to graze in the public areas have been starved. – In many places […]

  • Responsible agency acted too slowly on starving cattle

    Cattle are placed on state land in the Mols Mountains to care for nature by coping with grass and other things that are available. But the cattle have been starved, and several have fallen dead. It shows an inspection report from February according to Ekstra Bladet, and on Tuesday the Danish Nature Agency, which operates […]

  • Responsible government did not respond to starving cattle

    Cattle are placed on state land in the Mols Mountains to care for nature by coping with grass and other things that are available. But the cattle have been starved, and several have fallen dead. It shows an inspection report from February according to Ekstra Bladet, and on Tuesday the Danish Nature Agency, which operates […]

  • Couple wanted to abort one twin fetus

    Couple wanted to abort one twin fetus

    A couple who were expecting twins wanted to have an abortion on only one of the fetuses, but Östra Hospital refused for ethical reasons. The woman went to a doctor in another place to get the help she wanted and reported the hospital to the Swedish Health and Care Inspectorate (Ivo), which in turn gives […]

  • Stress put an end to the dream of the Folketing

    Stress put an end to the dream of the Folketing

    It was otherwise close to the parliamentary election on Constitution Day the same year. The Christian Democrats got 1.7 percent of the vote, close to the threshold of two percent, and the party was also close to snatching a constituency seat. Already early in the election campaign, however, Stig Grenov had withdrawn as the Christian […]

  • Gothenburg Horse Show is canceled

    Gothenburg Horse Show is canceled

    The World Cup finals in Gothenburg Horse Show are canceled. The reason is the contagion of the so-called abortion virus. “The International Equestrian Federation has extended the competition ban that they introduced in early March. They do not feel that they have control over the virus “, says competition leader Tomas Torgersen to SVT Sport. […]

  • Lindberg: The abortion issue will be a legal tug-of-war

    Lindberg: The abortion issue will be a legal tug-of-war

    In the United States, the state of Arkansas has passed a law banning abortion, even if the woman has been raped or incest. Abortions should only be allowed in medical emergencies, ie if the woman’s life is at stake. The Republicans in Arkansas expect that it will be appealed and they then hope that it […]

  • Parties want to offer Polish women free abortion in Denmark

    Parties want to offer Polish women free abortion in Denmark

    The Unity List came up with a similar proposal this fall. That message came when the Constitutional Court of Poland ruled that abortion of fetuses with malformations is unconstitutional. Now the verdict has been executed. – We want to ensure that it is free for Polish citizens to have an abortion. And that they get […]

  • Competition stop in ten countries after virus outbreak

    Competition stop in ten countries after virus outbreak

    A new contagious abortion virus has affected equestrian sports. The spread of the infection was confirmed last week during an international jumping tour in Valencia, Spain. “The eruption is probably the most serious we have had in Europe in many decades,” Sabrina Ibáñez, secretary general of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), told the equestrian magazine. […]

  • FACTS: New laws and regulations in 2021 – get an overview

    * A majority in the Folketing has entered into an agreement on early retirement for the elderly. The law enters into force on 1 January 2021 and means that approximately 41,000 people in 2022 will have the right to retire before retirement age. If you have been 44 years old in the labor market as […]

  • Argentina legalizes abortion

    Argentina legalizes abortion

    Argentina allows free abortion up to the 14th week. After more than 12 hours of debate, the Senate voted in favor of the government’s proposal by 38 votes to 29. Thousands of women who had gathered outside Congress broke out in deafening cheers when the numbers of the vote were read out on a big […]

  • What explains the support for authoritarian populists in Hungary and Poland?

    What explains the support for authoritarian populists in Hungary and Poland?

    Authoritarian populists almost doubled their share of voting rights in Europe between 2001 and 2018 – from 11.8% to 22.3%, according to the Swedish think tank. Timbro institut. It was then a decline after, but it is too early to say whether it represents a permanent turnaround. In any case, the rise in itself has […]

  • Europapodden

    Europapodden

    The EU is in crisis since Poland and Hungary on Monday vetoed both the € 750 billion recovery budget and the corona package. This is in protest against the desire to link the payment of EU money to the rule of law. Poland has been accused – both at home and internationally – of undermining […]

  • The banner sends a clear message to the Polish ambassador to Iceland

    The banner sends a clear message to the Polish ambassador to Iceland

    On October 23 and 26, Polish women and their supporters gathered at the Polish embassy building in solidarity with protesters in Poland. Both meetings were covered by the Icelandic media and hundreds of people came in solidarity. In this video, the activist and organizer of the organization, Anna Marjankowska, explains why a banner was hung […]

  • Demonstrations against stricter abortion rules continue

    Demonstrations against stricter abortion rules continue

    Support for the Polish ruling Law and Justice Party has fallen since the ruling on stricter abortion rules. It shows a new opinion poll. At the same time, the nationwide protests continue, which today enter their twelfth day. The demonstrators do not mince words when they take to the streets today for the twelfth day […]

  • The party wants to offer Polish women free abortions in Denmark

    The party wants to offer Polish women free abortions in Denmark

    Tens of thousands of Poles took to the streets this week to protest their government’s plans to introduce a stricter abortion law. Now Polish women have received some political support from the entire Baltic Sea, where the Unity List proposes that they should be able to have an abortion for free in Denmark. “It is […]

  • Iceland off the gray list, Polish protests and breweries in trouble

    Iceland off the gray list, Polish protests and breweries in trouble

    Published October 28, 2020 First in the news: Iceland is officially off the gray list! Next on the list, large groups of protesters gathered in Reykjavík to rally against harsh abortion laws recently enacted in Poland. We also discuss a small family brewery that is currently under police investigation after they publicly announced they wanted […]

  • “Women’s rights are human rights”

    “Women’s rights are human rights”

    For the fifth day in a row, demonstrations are being held around Poland against the decision of the Constitutional Court to make it more difficult for women to have an abortion. And thousands of Poles have taken to the streets to express their displeasure. “Women’s rights are human rights,” a group of protesters chanted on […]

  • Reykjavik (again) in solidarity with women in Poland

    Reykjavik (again) in solidarity with women in Poland

    In response to the Thursday ruling of the Constitutional Court on the even more stringent abortion law, on Friday afternoon a crowd of Polish women, Poles, Icelanders, Icelanders and other foreigners gathered in front of the Polish Embassy in Reykjavik to express their opposition and solidarity with women in Poland . This is not the […]

  • Dziewuchy ICELAND support protests in Poland

    Dziewuchy ICELAND support protests in Poland

    As part of the action of the Dziewuchy ICELAND group, today, on Friday, October 23 at 18:00, in front of the Polish Embassy in Reykjavik, a meeting will be held of people who want to support the protesters in Poland against yesterday’s decision of the Constitutional Tribunal. Yesterday in Poland, after the decision of the […]

  • Dziewuchy ICELAND support protests in Poland

    Dziewuchy ICELAND support protests in Poland

    As part of the action of the Dziewuchy ICELAND group, today, on Friday, October 23 at 18:00, in front of the Polish Embassy in Reykjavik, a meeting will be held of people who want to support the protesters in Poland against yesterday’s decision of the Constitutional Tribunal. Yesterday in Poland, after the decision of the […]