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European network of legal experts in gender and non-discrimination

Sweden

State of affairs 01 January 2014

Date: 7 November 2014. Topics
Presentation of research into Roma discrimination by the State in the past.

Ethnic Discrimination in an area falling outside the directives 2000/43 and 2000/78

Ethnic Discrimination in an area falling outside the directives 2000/43 and 2000/78
Ethnic Discrimination in an area falling outside the directives 2000/43 and 2000/78.
Debate on religious and ethnic accommodation
Extension of legal protection against age discrimination extended to new areas.
The requirement of reasonable adaptation before dismissal in The Employment Protection Act and with regard to disability in the Discrimination Act
Date: 23 October 2012. Topics
Protection against age discrimination suggested to apply to more areas

Concept of disfavour and equal situation

Head of Equality Ombudsman appointed
Date: 15 August 2011. Topics
New head of Equality Ombudsman
Date: 21 February 2011. Topics
Age discrimination, sex discrimination, general level of damages, level damages when two grounds are concerned
Decision of principal importance regarding the wearing of religious clothes
Date: 14 February 2011. Topics
The extent of discrimination law principles in the Swedish Constitution
Legislation suggested in Sweden’s Government Reports Active measures, extended to more discrimination grounds and to military service but not applicable to companies with less than 25 workers
Date: 11 February 2011. Topics

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