Minna Canth and day of equality 19.3.

Minna Canth Day, also known as Equality Day, is an established flag-flying day and this year it is celebrated Saturday 19th March.

Minna Canth (1844–1897) was a Finnish writer and societal influencer. Canth’s life work has greatly influenced Finland’s development as a frontrunner in equality and education. Canth is the first Finnish woman to have her own flag-flying day.

More information about Minna Canth and Equality Day in Finland

Equality and equitable treatment are basic rights that ensure non-discrimination and equal opportunities to all. The University of Vaasa Equality Work Group promotes equitable treatment among all genders by reinforcing equality-positive atmosphere and sustaining shared equality documents.

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