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News, 3/19/2014

Living as a Finn in Finland

Photo: Jarno Mela/Lehtikuva/Str
Nasima Razmyar, Afghanistan, Kabul, immigration, refugee, Red Cross, Monika, Minna Canth Day, Finnish Equality Day, Helsinki, Finland“We cannot choose our origin or the colour of our skin, but we should be able to choose our goals,” says Nasima Razmyar.

Finland celebrates Equality Day every year on March 19 in honour of writer, social activist and women’s rights advocate Minna Canth (1844–1897). We look at one of many modern-day Finnish success stories where Canth’s legacy remains visible.

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Updated 3/19/2014

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