Märta Stenevi

Märta Stenevi, Minister for Gender Equality and Housing, with responsibility for urban development, anti-segregation and anti-discrimination

Minister for Gender Equality and Housing, with responsibility for urban development, anti-segregation and anti-discrimination

Ministry of Employment

“My most important task is to try to ensure that everyone gets the same chances in life, regardless of background. The guiding principle of policy-making should be to give everyone the same opportunities and remove any obstacles that block equality. Two such obstacles are gender inequality in society and housing segregation.”

News from Märta Stenevi

  • Substantial investments in the budget to prevent and combat men’s violence against women

    Men’s violence against women must stop. This is a priority issue for the Government. In the Budget Bill for 2022, the Government proposes a range of measures to prevent and combat men’s violence against women and honour-based violence and oppression. This involves permanent funds and government grants, and a sheltered housing reform for adults and children who are subjected to violence.

  • Government appoints Inquiry Chair to develop national strategy to prevent and combat violence against children

    The Government has appointed an Inquiry Chair who will propose a national strategy to prevent and combat violence against children, including honour-based violence and oppression. The strategy should take an integrated and coherent approach to preventing and combating violence against children over the next ten years. The decision is based on an agreement between the Government, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party.

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