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Gender Equality in Nordic Countries

The conference “Gender Equality in Nordic Countries”, organized by the Finnish Institute in Saint Petersburg, is also attended by General consul Anne Lammila, whose previous Foreign ministry's position was Ambassador for Equality issues.

On Saturday October 7th the representatives of political institutions and non-governmental organizations will talk about feminism in politics and culture and the factors that hold back the development of a society with equal rights for all. 

12:00 Acting Director of the Finnish Institute — Mika Pylsy “Opening words”
12.15 General Consul of Finland — Anne Lammila "Gender Equality Now"
12.30 Leader of the Finnish Feminist Party — Katju Aro “A Need for Feminist Politics”

13.15 Coffee Break

13.45 Vice Director of the Danish Woman’s Society — Signe Vahlun "But We Have Gender Equality in Denmark?"
14.30 Project coordinator The Art of Balance — Siri Haugan Holden "Towards a diverse cultural life"

15.15 Chief Editor of magazine Tulva — Tero Kartastenpää “Editing a Feminist Magazine”
16.00 European University — Ekaterina Borozdina "Gender Equality and Gender citizenship in Russia»

Conference is free of charge but requires pre-registration in order to

Earlier Event: November 24
Balansekunstkonferansen 2016
Later Event: May 24
Balanseprat #9: Nuts & Bolts