Nordic countries are considered the most advanced in terms of gender equality and are taken as an example. At the same time, they present alarming high rates of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women. This contradiction is the so-called “Nordic Paradox”.
Young Feminist Europe’s Editor-in-Chief and board member, Alazne Irigoien, has written an inspiring article to The Progressive Post for their Digital Revolution and Democracy edition. Alazne clearly states that we need more gender balance and equality in progressive politics to truly advance Europe.