Swedish Royals Praised for Gender Equal Parenting


Sweden’s Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel’s gender equal approach to parenting has been making a splash on the couple’s official visit to South Korea.

25 Mar 2015

Princess Victoria visiting Seoul's national rehabilitation centre on Wednesday. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

Princess Victoria visiting Seoul’s national rehabilitation centre on Wednesday. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

“I hear you have both spent time at home with the little Princess Estelle after she was born and that sets an example,” said South Korean President Park Geun-hye as the couple visited the presidential palace in central Seoul.

“I know that you take a great interest in social welfare questions, women’s issues and childcare. And Sweden is ranked as the world’s leaders in family issues and equality,” the country’s first female president added, reported Swedish tabloid Expressen.

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