Finland is championing the gender-neutral Finnish pronoun “hän” to promote equality around the world. To get people talking about equality, the country is presenting Hän Honours to individuals and organisations that are advancing inclusivity.
For the UN’s International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019), we talk to some of the people who are helping keep Sámi languages alive in Finland, and find out why that is so important. Hint: It’s a matter of communication, culture and identity.
Many Finnish people who are worried about climate change are also doing something about it. Towns and cities across Finland are having success with various strategies in the quest for zero emissions. Even small actions can have a large cumulative effect.
in the Human Capital Index
Source: World Economic Forum
of Finnish people earn a higher education degree
Literacy rate in Finland
Source: CIA World Factbook