A new study by researchers from the London School of Economics and Stockholm University Demography Unit shows that a legal ban on female genital mutilation/cutting might not be enough – on its own – to stop this harmful practice. The study compares Mali and Mauritania, two countries where the practice is widespread but with different histories of legislation. … Mer Legislation is not enough to stop female genital mutilation/cutting
Who are the Syrians in Sweden? Today, the Syrian-born population is the largest immigrant group in Sweden. Compared with the demographics for this group in 2010, a larger share of the Syrian-born now have a higher education. They are also younger and less geographically concentrated, according to a new book chapter written by demographers Siddartha Aradhya and Eleonora Mussino. … Mer The Syrian-born in Sweden – who are they?