Gender equality in Norway:
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Changing masculinity in Norwegian black metal

27.05.2020


In Norwegian black metal, monstrous images of hyper-masculinity is emphasised. This has given many fans power over their own identity.

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Live webinar: Connected or muted?

30.04.2020

Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide invites to live webinar: Connected or muted? New opportunities for women’s participation in peace processes during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The EU will support innovative women

28.04.2020

Innovation will be given greater focus in the ongoing EU effort to design the next research and innovation framework programme. This represents a good opportunity to improve the gender balance in innovation environments, says Anita Krohn Traaseth.

Read more at kifinfo.no

The Nordic road towards Beijing+25

23.04.2020

The Nordic Council of Ministers has published a report that summarizes the five Nordic countries’ Beijing+25 review reports. It takes stock of progress made thus far and points towards areas of opportunities for the Nordics. 

Read more at nikk.no

Why aren't Norwegian women having more than two children?

20.04.2020

The main reason for the low birth rates in Norway is not that the number of childless adults is increasing, but that fewer people who have two children choose to have a third.
 

Read more at sciencenorway.no

Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein participated at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meeting

17.04.2020

In addition to the response to the coronavirus pandemic, Mr. Ulstein's statement focused on debt relief, climate change, gender equality and countries affected by conflict and fragility.

Read more at government.no