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Supplementary Report to the 8th Norwegian Report to the CEDAW Committee
Supplementary Report to the 8th Norwegian Report to the CEDAW Committee
Norway's Equality and Anti-Discrimination Ombud has published a supplementary report to Norway's official report to the CEDAW Committee. The Ombud has identified five main issues regarding the Norwegian gender equality policy, which they think is relevant when assessing Norway's compliance with the CEDAW Convention.
Origin date: 25.04.2012
Structure for Equality
Structure for Equality
The Equality Commission was established by a Royal Decree of 12 February 2010 in order to report on Norway’s gender equality policies based on people’s lifecycle, ethnicity and social class. The goal of its work is to lay the foundation for an integrated, knowledge-based equality policy for the future. The commission has now delivered its first report: NOU 2011: 18 Structure for Equality. A summary is available in English.
Origin date: 02.03.2012
Women on Boards in Europe – From a Snail’s Pace to a Giant Leap?
Women on Boards in Europe – From a Snail’s Pace to a Giant Leap?
Norway was the first country in the world to adopt a binding quota law in 2005. The successful example of Norway has been increasingly followed by EU member states. This report assesses the measures adopted to open boardroom doors to women in nine EU member states and in Norway.
Origin date: 29.02.2012
Norway's eight CEDAW report
The eight periodic report to the United Nations on Norway's implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
Origin date: 20.09.2010
Gender and Pay. Facts, analyses and measures to promote equal pay
Gender and Pay. Facts, analyses and measures to promote equal pay
In Norway, women are almost as economically active as men, although there are still certain differences between the sexes. A Commission appointed by the Norwegian Cabinet has provided an overview over differences between women's and men's pay and considered measures to reduce pay differences.
Origin date: 16.05.2008
Norway's 7th CEDAW Report
The seventh periodic report to the United Nations on Norway's implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
Origin date: 28.02.2007
Implementation of the Beijing platform for action (1997-99)
Norway’s second national report on the Follow-up to the United Nations’ Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995.
Origin date: 1999