Gender equality in Norway:
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Women publish more than people think

16.10.2020

The assumption that male academics publish more than their female colleagues is deeply ingrained. But new analysis shows that much of the difference vanishes if you dig into the numbers.

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Europe lacks sexual harassment measures and research

15.10.2020

Research on sexual harassment in academia is poorly developed and there are few measures in place to combat the harassment itself. The Nordic countries are no exception. So concludes a new European study.

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Munch and the myth of the genius

15.10.2020

Art historian and curator Lars Toft-Eriksen explores the idea of Munch as an artistic genius and how this idea was connected to gender and expressions of gender in his time.

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Norway supports LGBTI rights in Poland

29.09.2020

50 Ambassadors of countries from all corners of the world, including Norway, have expressed their support for efforts to raise public awareness of the issues affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community in Poland.

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Governments, UN, Civil Society Accelerate Efforts to End Sexual and Gender-based Violence

28.09.2020

Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide emphasizes the importance of making protection from sexual and gender based violence an integral and prioritized element in humanitarian response plans and budgets.

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Covid pandemic may have caused more violence toward women

22.09.2020

A new survey uncovers insufficient communication from the Norwegian authorities concerning support for women who are victims of domestic violence during the corona crisis.
 

Read more at Kilden genderresearch.no