Bizarre Jobs that Actually Exist

14. Gender Equality Consultant

This one is perfect for all you Gender Studies majors out there. As one of the world’s most progressive countries, Sweden offers jobs like Gender Equality Consultant. Employed in several day care centers, their job is to be the gender-equality police and make sure “stereotypical gender norms” aren’t enforced.

One can imagine this means walking around and encouraging girls to play with action figures and boys to play with barbies. They may also encourage kids to use the word “hen,” a gender-neutral pronoun that made it to the dictionary in 2012. It’s widely used in nursery schools throughout Stockholm and even in documents published by some government agencies.

If you don’t necessarily want to work with kids, you can always seek a job with one of Sweden’s Gender Equality Consulting Firms.

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