A comparative analysis of the media coverage of #metoo in Denmark and Sweden
Tina Askanius and Jannie Møller Hartley
event and communicating why participants were taking to the streets to protest the presidential inauguration from a feminist standpoint ( Nicolini & Hansen, 2018 ).
The Nordic case: shared histories but separate ways
In both Denmark and Sweden, gender equality has been an official political goal written into party programmes and government policy since the 1960s ( Borchorst & Riis, 2000 ) and both countries are ranked as high-performing on the gender development index ( World Economic Forum, 2017 ). According to the latest 2017 Global Gender Gap report, Sweden