Minna Canth, 1844-1897

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Flag Day Special: Minna Canth and gender equality

I.e. flag day info-dump.
In Finland, the 19th of March is a flag day in celebration of Minna Canth and gender equality.
Minna Canth (1844-1897) was a Finnish writer, businesswoman and playwright. She is known for her activism in matters related to gender equality (and sobriety).
Today the topic of gender is more nuanced compared to what it was in her day. For the purposes of this video, keeping in mind Minna Canth's context, I speak about gender equality in terms she might have understood it, even if that means failing to meet the modern standards. My apologies to those who might feel hurt, I know you are out there.

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