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Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/SWE/CO/7, 8 April 2008: Sweden

9. The Committee commends  the State party for the adoption, in November 2007, of  the action plan to combat men’s violence against women, violence and oppression in the name of honour and violence in same-sex relationships.

10. The Committee welcomes the amendment of the Swedish Aliens Act in 2006,  which provides for the granting of refugee status to persons claiming fear of persecution on grounds of gender and sexual orientation and which will be of benefit to women refugees.

Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CEDAW-Sweden-2008-eng