Welsh First Minister, Carwyn Jones, wants to create a feminist government and make Wales “the safest place to be a woman in the whole of Europe”.
Jones sees Sweden as the example he wants to emulate “and move even further forward”. He is particularly concerned about abuse and harassment inflicted on women online, the gender pay gap, 50/50 representation in the public sector and the potential for Brexit to “turn the clock back”. He is also concerned about the “hidden” nature of modern sexism (against women) because it’s “much more difficult to detect.” and worries that it will be difficult to convince the Welsh people that the problems he sees require action (or if they exist at all? – EH).
Carwyn insists that feminism “is for all of us”, I hope that the Welsh disagree – and show feminism the door, with Carwyn, as he steps down in December.
Read more: here.