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The right of children and young people to recreation and play

04.09.2020

Article 31 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is clear – “Every child has the right to relax, play, and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.” So why is this important in today’s society? Figures show that the gap between rich and poor is widening. What’s it…

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Author interview: The traumatic recent history of the Sámi

25.06.2020

The recent history of the Sámi is both traumatic and overshadowed by various forms of colonisation and assimilation. But it is also a story of survival and resilience, as shown by two recent books. “Herrarna satte oss hit”, written by Elin Anna Labba, depicts the experiences of forced migrations of Sámi in Sweden, while “Vastatuuleen” by…

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