A total of 54 500 children were born in Norway in 2019, 600 fewer than in 2018. This gives a total fertility rate for women of 1.53 and is the lowest rate ever registered. Fertility has thus decreased by almost half a child per woman in the last decade, according to Statistics Norway.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway Ine Eriksen Søreide participated at the high level segment of the Human Rights Council 43th session in Geneva on February 24th. She expressed concern about the pressure against women’s rights in many parts of the world.
Two years after the #MeToo movement started, sexual harassment issues are still not included in the national Working Environment and Climate Surveys. The Ministry of Education and Research declines to take a stand.
– Most often the priviliged are the winners in politics, and who is priviliged depends on gender, says professor at Department of Comparatice Politicts at the University of Bergen Ragnhild Muriaas, who has lead the research project Money Talks.