Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Gender Research in Norway

New gender ideals in Egypt
“The gender positions in Egyptian society are changing,” says Monika Lindbekk. According to her, clear-cut antagonism between Islamism and feminism is now being challenged by legal changes.
Diversity statistics raise new questions
The percentage of immigrants and people with an immigrant background has increased in all position categories and subject areas in Norwegian research. This is one of the findings from the first official diversity statistics for academia.
Women central to the global fishing industry
Although women play a central role in the fishing industry in many parts of the world, their contribution has not been sufficiently recognised. Now, the gender perspective on fishing is finally asserting itself.
Increasing proportion of fathers using the paternity leave quota
In 2015, taking the full paternity leave is more common among fathers than ever, while the gap between the proportion of men and women with a higher education continues to gradually increase. The gender disparities in income, the proportion of men and women in the public and private sectors, and the percentage of men and women in managerial occupations remain stable.