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Swedish Midwives file case before the European Court of Human Rights

Swedish Midwives file case before the European Court of Human Rights

On 14 June two Swedish midwives together with the Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers filed a complaint against Sweden to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg for violations of the right to freedom of conscience and freedom of expression under the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Swedish Midwives file complaints to the European Court of Human Rights

Swedish Midwives file complaints to the European Court of Human Rights

On the 14 June 2017 two Swedish midwives, Ellinor Grimmark and Linda Steen, filed complaints against Sweden for violations of their freedom of conscience and religion to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
Ellinor Grimmark has been denied employment as a midwife at the Högland Hospital women’s clinic and at Ryhov women’s clinic and her employment at the hospital of Värnamo was terminated. Ellinor Grimmark was granted a job as a midwife, with respect of her freedom of conscience at Värnamo women’s clinic, but the County Council of Jönköping terminated the employment because Ellinor Grimmark’s opinion on abortion had been made public through a news article in the local media.

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Barnmorskemålen till Europadomstolen

Barnmorskemålen till Europadomstolen

Onsdag den 14 juni kommer banmorskorna Linda Steen och Ellinor Grimmark lämna in ett klagomål mot Sverige till Europadomstolen för de mänskliga rättigheterna i Strasbourg, Frankrike.

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Insamling till barnmorskan Ellinor Grimmark

Insamling till barnmorskan Ellinor Grimmark

De senaste veckornas medierapportering kring barnmorskan Ellinor Grimmarks mål har rört spekulationer kring en ”europeisk kampanj” och ADF Internationals inblandning i målet. Skandinaviska Människorättsjuristerna känner sig därför föranledda att förtydliga följande. ...

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Swedish Midwife Case to the European Court of Human Rights

Swedish Midwife Case to the European Court of Human Rights

Uppsala, Sweden: On April 12 the Swedish Labour Court ruled against midwife Ellinor Grimmark who was unjustly denied employment by three different hospitals because of her conscientious objection to abortion and because she expressed her opinion publicly in the media....

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Workshop & Study Visit Uppsala Sweden

Workshop & Study Visit Uppsala Sweden

A workshop & study visit was organized in Uppsala Sweden between 9-10 March 2017 as part of the transnational project Strenghtening multidisciplinary cooperation to ensure an effective referral,...

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Seminarium: Hur ska vi skydda offer för människohandel?

Seminarium: Hur ska vi skydda offer för människohandel?

U-FOLD vid Uppsala universitet har under de senaste åren uppmärksammat Internationella Kvinnodagen och vid ett flertal seminarier i samverkan med kvinnostödjande organisationer fokuserat på drogers betydelse i samband med trafficking och våldsutsatta kvinnor. Denna...

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