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Providing food vouchers in Lebanon to Syrian refugees. With support from ECHO and other partners, WFP has scaled up to provide food vouchers to around 300 000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Story credit: WFP/Martin Penner. Photo credit: WFP/Rein Skullerud.

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Column: Why Scandinavian women make the rest of the world jealous

Column: Why Scandinavian women make the rest of the world jealous. Scandinavians wanted a social and economic system where everyone could get a job, expect decent pay, and enjoy a strong social safety net. Strong trade unions developed, which tend to promote gender equality. The public sector grew, providing women with good job opportunities.