The Swedish government wants to ban schools from separating girls and boys into different classes.

The rule will apply to all subjects, says Education Minister Gustav Fridolin.

"If you feel that having girls and boys in the same class causes problems then the problems themselves must be addressed, not avoided by simply splitting the class up," Fridolin told SR Ekot.

The gender segregation ban will apply to all subjects and schools will be issued with guidance as to how to implement it into the curriculum.

Read the complete original version of this item...