Three years ago, as the original #MeToo movement led women around the word to begin telling stories of the harassment they had endured, and powerful men in politics and culture faced a reckoning for their behaviour, Denmark largely resisted.

Danes have some of the most generous parental leave measures, cheap childcare and low pay disparities between male and females, leading Denmark to be ranked this year as the best country to be a woman. But despite its reputation for gender equality, Danes had some of the most sceptical attitudes towards #MeToo in the developed world, according to surveys. One showed that Danish women were happier to be wolf-whistled by a man than be called a feminist.

Periode23 okt. 2020