Gender equality in Norway:
Research, statistics and policies

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Centres of Excellence should be front-runners in gender balance and diversity

08.09.2020

While Norwegian Centres of Excellence are at the cutting edge of research, they are low on gender balance. Many believe the centres should be role models in gender balance and diversity.
 

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Indicators for The Sustainable Development Goals in Norway

07.08.2020

Statistics Norway's fact page shows the developments for Norway within selected indicators that are determined at the global level for monitoring the Sustainable Developments Goals, for example target 5 on Gender Equality.

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What Does the Status of Women Reveal about a Nation’s Pandemic Preparedness and Response?

03.08.2020

New research note co-authored by the PRIO Centre for Gender, Peace and Security. Researchers investigated the relationship between women’s wellbeing and risk factors associated with a COVID-19 outbreak that exceeds a nation’s capacity to respond.  

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Europe lacks sexual harassment measures and research

21.07.2020

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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Global push to end sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises must continue

19.06.2020

Speech on gender-based violence by Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide and UNFPA Executive Director, United Nations Under-Secretary-General Dr. Natalia Kanem. 

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New report: Implementing Norway’s National Action Plan 2019-2022

15.06.2020

This report gives a picture of Norway’s efforts to improve on expectations to integrate women’s rights, include women and civil society, and ensure the support of the people who will have to implement the peace.

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