WHY IS THE #METOO MOVEMENT SENDING SHOCKWAVES THROUGH SWEDEN?

WE ARE VERY AWARE THAT GENDER EQUALITY IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT, WOMEN ARE AWARE OF THEIR RIGHTS AND THEY'RE FED UP WITH THE SITUATION, SHE SAID.

IN SWEDEN, A COUNTRY VIEWED AS A BEACON OF GENDER EQUALITY AND PROGRESSIVE POLITICS, THE 'WEINSTEIN EFFECT' HAS STARTED A REVOLUTION.

Ms Regner said that is because Swedish society expects gender equality.
"We are very aware that gender equality is extremely important, women are aware of their rights and they're fed up with the situation," she said.
"We have come to a certain level, we have a big awareness around gender equality, but the petitions and women coming forward show that there is still injustice.

It began with October's #MeToo campaign, a spontaneous global outpouring of women calling out their own experiences of sexual harassment and abuse after the predations of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein finally became...

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