Monday, January 17

Gender equality in focus when the king gave a Christmas speech – News (Ekot)

King Carl Gustaf has given his annual Christmas speech.

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  • King Carl Gustaf’s annual Christmas speech was very much about the progress that Sweden has made over the past 100 years regarding gender equality.

  • The king also said that he was impressed by everyone who did their utmost to ensure that Sweden was well equipped during the pandemic, and also turned to those who lost someone.

  • “During my time as king, I myself have experienced the first female party leader in the Riksdag, the first female speaker and, this year, the first female prime minister,” the king said.

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