Are sporting events more important than human rights?

Qatar's rejection of human rights ahead of the World Cup is outrageous. Photo: Omar Chatriwala, Flickr

Of: Louise Marklund

This year's World Cup qualifiers have aroused great debate both nationally and internationally. Qatar, the host country for the World Cup 2022, is considered to be violating human rights. Once again, the debate over inadequate selection of host countries for sports championships is being revived.

May 3, 2021, Analysis

Violence against children is increasing due to climate change

Children are the most vulnerable group to the effects of climate change. Photo: Bioversity International \ T. Wolday, Flickr

Of: Louise Marklund

Children are the most vulnerable and vulnerable group to the effects of climate change. Violence against children also seems to increase in step with climate change, according to a new report from the Children's Fund.

March 31, 2021, News

High risk of poorer education during corona

School closures due to the corona pandemic have created major challenges for teaching. Photo: ivalex,

Of: Louise Marklund

Covid-19 has accelerated an educational crisis that has affected an entire generation of children and young people. Problems that have long been hidden in classrooms have been made visible by school cuts around the world. Even in Sweden, the pandemic has created difficult conditions for learning.

January 20, 2021, Analysis

The transition to a circular economy places demands on sustainable consumption

A circular economy means that the linear economic system we have today is replaced by a closed cycle to save the earth's resources. Photo:

Of: Louise Marklund

A transition to a circular economy is necessary to achieve the global sustainability goals according to the government. The corona pandemic has contributed to an increased need for sustainable consumption and now, for the first time, Sweden is developing a strategy for a circular economy to improve the environment.

November 10, 2020, News