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Leading The Way on Gender Equality?

Sweden often tops gender equality lists, but is it deserved? We hear why many say that progress is waning in the country.

Forty years ago Sweden became the first country in the world to introduce paid parental-leave allowance for both women and men and it often tops gender equality lists, but is it deserved? Maddy Savage asks why many say that progress in the workplace may be waning in the country. Rachel Short of the consulting firm YSC speaks to Manuela Saragosa on why inequalities are persisting and what can be done to combat them. Plus Lucy Kellaway takes inspiration from a new a degree course to 'call BS' on some especially grating nonsense from the corporate world.

(Picture: Swedish Flag, Credit: Getty Images)

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Mon 22 May 2017 07:32GMT

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