July 3, 2011

Silence hinders victims of honour crimes

In Finland, as many as 1,000 immigrant women have been the victims of violent honour crimes in Finland: […]
March 12, 2011

Thousands of girls reportedly being subjected to honour-related violence in Finland

Thousands of girls in Finland, particularly in immigrant families with a Muslim background are reportedly afraid of their […]
May 25, 2010

Finland: Immigrant Kids in Cultural Conflict with Parents

Children’s welfare officials in Helsinki say the number of immigrant children who have been taken into protective care […]
April 25, 2010

A new generation at the mosque in Finland

Finnish journalist Tommi Nieminen explores the integration of Finland’s second-generation immigrants and finds that “the individuality varies considerably: […]
July 6, 2009

Immigrant Mothers in Finland Face Special Language Problems

More women immigrants in Finland miss out on language instruction than do their male counterparts: in particular, the […]
June 17, 2009

Finland’s ombudsman allows separate swimming times for Muslim women

Reserving a separate time at swimming pools for Muslim women does not constitute discrimination, Finland’s deputy parliamentary ombudsman […]