The Foreign Desk: Gender pay gap

Katrin Jakobsdóttir 2019
Sigurjon Ragnar
The Nordic countries have taken radical steps to narrow the gap but “the last mile” to parity between pay for men and women is still proving tough. Michael Booth finds out what’s next from these world leaders in gender equality.

'The Foreign Desk' from Monocle has teamed up with the Nordic Council of Ministers for a series of five special episodes delving deeper into topics of global importance from the region. The first one looks at the gender pay gap. Tune into The Foreign Desk (link below) for new insights from Michael Booth and his brilliant line-up of guests:

  • Kristin Skogen Lund, Managing Director of Schibsted
  • Lynn Roseberry, Co-Founder and Managing Director at On the Agenda 
  • Nina Sandberg, Member of Parliament of Norway representing the Labor Party
  • Thomas Blomqvist, Minister of Gender Equality and Nordic Minister of Cooperation from Finland
  • Ulrika Lorentzi, Investigator at LO, the Swedish Trade Union Confederation
  • Katrín Jakobsdottír, Iceland’s Prime minister
  • Margrét Pála Ólafsdóttir, Iceland Founder of The Hjalli Schools


Please note that this podcast is only available in English.