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Mixed picture for women in leadership roles at Finnish listed companies

The number of female CEOs in Finnish listed companies has reached a record high, although it's a more complex picture when it comes to...

Nordic ministers publish open letter on equal rights 

Finland's Minister for Development Cooperation and Trade Ville Skinnari (SDP) has joined his counterparts from the other Nordic countries to publish an open letter about their...

Only one-in-four fathers in Finland take full advantage of paternity leave

New figures from social insurance agency Kela show that only 25% of fathers took the paternity leave they were entitled to in 2018. Finland is...

Out in sport: ‘Locker room gay trash talk is so normalised,...

When former pro-hockey player Janne Puhakka announced he was gay in a weekend newspaper interview, it prompted a wave of support and encouragement for the ex-Espoo...

Who runs the world? Girls with a plan take over Finnish...

A group of teenage girls from Finland are joining hundreds of others on Friday for International Day of the Girl, and becoming corporate leaders. It's...

Women’s national team players getting equal pay in new football deal

Members of the Finnish women's national football team have signed a new four year deal which guarantees them equal pay with the men's national...

Half of new Police University students are female

One of Finland's most male-dominated professions is in the process of changing. Half of the new students who started classes this week at the Police...

Father’s Day becomes an official flag holiday

Finland took another important step on the path of equality between the sexes today, with Father's Day becoming an official flag day. The government approved...

‘Men only’ club votes for historic change to let women become...

Helsinki's Stock Exchange Club has decided to approve a measure to let women join. The vote was passed by a clear majority of 77%. Of the...

Income Inequality Grows Across Nordic Region

Across the Nordic region the rich are getting richer, and the poor are getting poorer. That's the conclusion of a new report from the Nordic...