British Finnish documentary film director John Webster takes a new approach to a topic that is important to him and a few billion other people: climate change. Spoiler alert: Don’t abandon hope.
Miina Sillanpää rose from poverty to become one of the first women in the Finnish Parliament and an influential social advocate who helped the cause of women, the elderly and the disadvantaged. Finnish flags fly on October 1 in memory of her contributions.
Second-least corrupt country
Source: Corruption Perceptions Index
in the world to grant women the right to vote (#1 in Europe)
Source: Inter-Parliamentary Union
The year Finland became independent