Human Rights Measure

Human Rights
Human Rights

Measure to Address Increased Vulnerability Due to the Coronavirus

Date Enacted: May 2020
Country: Sweden

The government “intend[ed] to adopt an ordinance on government grants to allocate SEK 100 million to non-profit organisation activities addressing increased vulnerability resulting from the outbreak of COVID-19” which would go to, among others, “organisations that work with children at risk and . . .  children and LGBTI people who are victims of violence.” As of July 2021, “[t]he National Board of Health and Welfare [had] distributed SEK 100 million to civil society organizations working with children in vulnerable situations, women exposed to violence, children and LGBTQ.”