Inequality is about life and death

In Guatemala, women in agriculture often lack formal ownership of the land they cultivate. This means that they are less able to make investments and plan to adapt to climate change. Pictured are women from the Madre Tierra agricultural cooperative. Photo: Jesper Klemedsson

Of: Anders Lago, Anna Tibblin, Britta von Schoultz, Erica Lundgren, Helen Persson, Lotta Folkesson and Tommy Ohlström

Stupid, said the UN Secretary-General recently, about inequality in the world. He's right. Lack of respect for women's rights is one reason why women die in the fight for their land and against climate change. Sweden must push for women's democratic rights, writes the aid organization We Effects' board.

March 9, 2020, Debate