Come One, Come All: Gender Neutrality in Sweden’s Conscription

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On this episode, host Kathleen McInnis sat down with Captain Jenny Ström, Commanding Officer of the 3rd Naval Warfare Flotilla in the Swedish Navy, at the 2022 Halifax International Security Forum. Captain Ström discussed her former role as Head of the Recruitment Branch in the Training Department of the Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters, where she focused on recruitment and retaining females within the Swedish Armed forces with reintroduced gender-neutral conscription. #HFX2022

Kathleen Mcinnis
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative