In recent years, the notion of a feminist foreign policy has gained popularity. Sweden’s government has committed to gender equality being an objective in itself, but also one that is “essential for achieving the government’s other overall objectives, such as peace, security, and sustainable development.” Canada has promoted an explicitly “feminist international assistance policy” to address poverty around the world. France has developed an international strategy on gender equality, using aid to promote female empowerment. Other countries, such as Japan under ex-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “womenomics,” have made female equality a centrepiece of domestic reform (Groysberg et al 2017).
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