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Margareta Winberg Biography

Former Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden
Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"

“I believe that we will never succeed in combating trafficking in women if we do not simultaneously work to abolish prostitution and the sexual exploitation of women and children.”

Seminar on the Effects of Legalisation of Prostitution Activities in Stockholm, Nov. 5-6, 2002

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the study of prostitution. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to prostitution issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Swedish Ambassador to Brazil, Sweden, 2003-present
  • Deputy Prime Minister, Sweden, 2002-2003
  • MP, Swedish Parliament, 1981-2003
  • Minister of Jordbruks (Agriculture), Sweden, 1998-2002
  • Minister of Arbetsmarknads (Labor), Sweden, 1996-1998
  • Minister of Jordbruks (Agriculture), Sweden, 1994-1996
  • Chairwoman, jordbruksutskottet (Agriculture), Sweden, 1992-1994
  • Chairwoman, Social-Democrat’s kvinnof√∂rbundet (Women Association), Sweden, 1990-1995
  • Fellow, jordbruksutskottet (Agriculture), Sweden, 1981-1991
  • Former Minister of Gender Equality Affairs, Sweden
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Quoted in:
  1. Should People Have a Right to Become Prostitutes?
  2. Does Legal Prostitution Lead to Human Trafficking and Slavery?