"do you Think the 2018 was a really skitår? In this case, perhaps this compilation will delight you. This is the complete list of eleven great things that happened during the year that has passed."
"1. Best bet in the world CUP for gentlemen 24 years"
"the Whole of Sweden gathered in front of various tv broadcasts, to witness the men's national team campaign in the world CUP. Time and time again were glad we ate and agreed on vinstmatcherna. Andreas ”the christmas Tree” Granqvist tokhyllades."
"”A magnificent tournament for Sweden's captain. Scored two goals, accounted for seven crucial break downs and led his country to an unlikely kvartsfinalplats,” wrote The Telegraph back then."
"In the quarter-finals took the adventure end, Sweden lost to England 0-2."
"2. Abortförbud was voted off in Ireland"
"In may voted the irish away the country's very restrictive abortion law. The predominantly catholic country allowed only abortion in the cases where the woman's life was threatened. The new amendment to the legislation, which was passed in december, allows women to undergo abortion up to the twelfth week of pregnancy."
"4. Women in saudi Arabia drive a car."
"for over 60 years, women have been banned behind the wheel in saudi Arabia. It was the last country in the world where women, by law, not allowed to drive a car. 2018 was the change in the. All in all it was a part of the crown prince Mohammed bin Salmans program to modernize the saudi society. However, the fact remains that women are far from free in the country."
"5. Twelve boys were rescued after two weeks in thai cave"
"the Whole world held their breath when a thai football team got stuck in the Tham Luang cave. After more than two weeks of constant drama and a huge räddningspådrag reached us of the news: All twelve boys, and their coach, were looking out of the cave and felt good. A miracle! A whole world cheered!"
"6. Climate more important than ever"
"At the end of August, the 15-year-old Greta Thunberg, known in the whole of Sweden, when she would skolstrejka in front of the parliament – until the day of the election. The reason was that she did not like that someone took climate change seriously. This was just the beginning of something bigger. All of a sudden, she became known the world over for their commitment. In Australia followed the students her example, and ex-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger invited her to a meeting. The whole world suddenly started to talk about the climate – after 15-see her bold fashion action. "
"7. Tougher controls on engångsplast"
"the Sea is to be saved, announced the EU parliament when they voted yes to getting tough on drinking straws, cutlery and other engångsvaror. It is based on a proposal in the spring and later in the year, the member states a provisional agreement. Now there only remains the formal approvals from the parliament and the member states. If all goes as expected, so the measures can take effect from the year 2021."
"8. Samtyckeslagen: Sex without consent criminalized"
"the fundamental Principle is that sex should be voluntary – it is not voluntary, it is illegal. So says the new samtyckeslagen which was voted through by parliament in march. The minister of justice Morgan Johansson (S), said at the time that the law would have ”a very precautionary message”. Thus, it should be clear to all that the sex is voluntary."
"9. The first woman to have ever won the Ballon d'or"
"the Ballon d'or has been awarded to the world's best herrfotbollsspelare since 1956. Never ever has a woman had the opportunity to be assigned the same price – until this year. It was the 23-year-old Norwegian Ada Hegerberg, who was the historical winner, and thus even the world's best female soccer player. In her speech, she thanked her family and the French football team which according to her allows price. "
"– this is so important for women's football and together we can make a difference, " said Hegerberg in his acceptance speech and sent a strong message:"
" I want to end this speech with a few words to young girls the world over: please, believe in yourselves."
"10. Poverty at record low level"
"More than one billion fewer living in ”extreme poverty” in the day compared to 1990. This according to a new report from the world Bank. Their definition of ”extreme poverty” is living on 17 sek or less per day. 736 billion poor people is the lowest number since monitoring was introduced."
"11. Same-sex sex became legal in India"
"2019 was the year when India's supreme court has decided to decriminalize sex between people of the same sex. The law was passed in 1860 during british rule, the year 2009 was decided, however, a court in Delhi that the law violated the fundamental rights of individuals. The happiness was however short-lived when the supreme court reinstated the ban in 2013. This led to a protracted battle between lgbt activists and conservative forces in the country."