Feminism: If there was one country in the world that was going to be the first to make a feminist text compulsory reading for its teenagers, it was always going to be Sweden. The first country to break the 10% ceiling for female political representation in the 1950s, Sweden has since accumulated many other firsts when it comes to gender equality. But that Swedes selected the work of a Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as the book of choice for every 16 year-old, is a milestone not just for Swedish feminism but for global feminism.
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Source: The Guardian