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Act on Equality between Women and Men (609/1986). Sections
1 and 2(1)
Section 1 - Objectives
The objectives of this Act are to prevent discrimination based on gender, to promote equality between women and men, and thus to improve the status of women, particularly in working life.
Section 2- Limits to the scope of application
(1) The provisions of this Act do not apply to : 1) activities associated with the religious practices of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, the Orthodox Church of Finland or other religious communities ; or 2) relationships between family members or other relationships in private life.
(Source : finlex.fi)