Gender equality in Norway:
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Gender points can open new doors for men and women alike

31.10.2019

“The use of gender points is not just about lifting people over a point threshold they would not otherwise reach. It is also about sending a signal that women and men are both wanted in the programme,” says Research Director Liza Reisel.
 

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Conference speech: – Key trends on gender equality in the UNECE region

31.10.2019

The Norwegian State Secretary at the Ministry of Culture Frida Blomgren attended the Beijing +25 Regional Review Meeting in Geneva in October. Read her conference speech on key trends on gender equality in the UNECE region. 

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Conference speech: – Women in Leadership: women's representation in policy- and decisionmaking

30.10.2019

The Norwegian State Secretary at the Ministry of Culture Frida Blomgren attended the Beijing +25 Regional Review Meeting in Geneva in October. Read her conference speech on women's representation in policy- and decisionmaking. 

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Conference speech: – Ending violence against women and girls

30.10.2019

The Norwegian State Secretary at the Ministry of Culture Frida Blomgren attended the Beijing +25 Regional Review Meeting in Geneva in October. Read her conference speech on ending violence against women and girls.

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– Gender issues are ridiculed and sabotaged in the military

25.10.2019

The masculine culture in the Norwegian Armed Forces is a democratic problem. This makes it difficult to work with issues related to gender, according to researcher. 

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Children of immigrants stigmatized for choosing prestigious studies

18.10.2019

The children of immigrants are often met with the attitude that their choice of education has been dictated by social control. On the contrary, these sons and daughters are intent on making their own choices, says researcher Marianne Takvam Kindt.

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