Refugee woman learning Swedish. (Photo: PROEDUCTUS BILDBANK)

Sweden must put refugee women into work, OECD says

Some 163,000 people applied for asylum in Sweden last year, the largest inflow of asylum seekers ever recorded in an OECD country. Another 100,000 came in 2013 and 2014.

The record figures have raised questions about Sweden’s ability to put refugees into work.

The latest Eurostat figures from February 2016, show Sweden’s unemployment was 7 percent, belo...

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