- By Joshua Keating
Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy
The Swedish Wire blog explains:
Ikea’s catalog is printed in 198 million copies and looks almost the same in 27 languages and in 38 countries. With one big exception. In the Saudi Arabian version of the catalog almost all women have been erased, Swedish newspaper Metro said. Sweden’s minister of trade Ewa Björling said the retouched images are a “sad example” of women oppression.