Feminist Party
Finnish nameFeministinen puolue
Swedish nameFeministiska partiet
ChairpersonKatju Aro
Warda Ahmed
Katriina Rosavaara
Founded2016 (2016)
IdeologyFeminism
Anti-racism
Political positionLeft wing[1]
City Council of Helsinki
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Website
www.feministinenpuolue.fi

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Feminist Party collecting supporter cards [fi] in 2016
Feminist Party collecting supporter cards [fi] in 2016

The Feminist Party (Finnish: Feministinen puolue, Swedish: Feministiska partiet) is a Finnish feminist political party. It was founded on June 2016[3] and registered as a political party in January 2017.[4] The party has three chairpersons who are Katju Aro, Warda Ahmed and Katriina Rosavaara.[5] It calls gender equality, human rights and human security the primary pillars of its politics.[6]

The party had 40 candidates in nine municipalities in the 2017 Finnish municipal elections.[7] Katju Aro, one of the party's chairpersons, was elected to the City Council of Helsinki.[8] The party lost its representation in municipal councils after the 2021 municipal election.[9]

Elections results

Municipal elections

Year Councillors Votes
2017 1 6,856 0,3%
2021 0 4,036 0,2%

Parliament of Finland

Year Councillors Votes
2019 0 6,662 0,2%

European Parliament

Year Councillors Votes Ref.
2019 0 4,442 0,2% [10]

See also

References

  1. ^ Kartastenpää, Tero (17 June 2016). "Feministinen puolue edustaa uutta feminismiä, joka joidenkin feministien mielestä pettää naiset. Mistä kaikessa on kyse?". Apu (in Finnish). Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Helsinki - Tulospalvelu - Kuntavaalikone 2017 - Helsingin Sanomat". vaalikone.fi (in Finnish). Retrieved 2017-04-11.
  3. ^ "New Feminist Party gears up for municipal elections". Yle News. 14 December 2016. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Rekisteröidyt puolueet". Vaalit.fi (in Finnish). Ministry of Justice of Finland. Archived from the original on 17 January 2017. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Keitä me olemme" (in Finnish). Feminist Party. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Feministinen puolue in English". Feminist Party. Archived from the original on 4 November 2017. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Kuntavaalit 2017" (in Finnish). Feminist Party. Archived from the original on 9 April 2017. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Feminists and Pirates make breakthrough to Helsinki municipal council". Yle News. 10 April 2017. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Yle - Result service - Whole country - Municipal Elections 2021 - Yle.fi". vaalit.yle.fi. Retrieved 2021-06-16.
  10. ^ "European Elections 2019: Results: Whole country". Ministry of Justice. Retrieved 8 December 2019.