Gender equality in Norway:
Research, statistics and policies

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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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Fewer publications from women researchers after COVID-19

10.06.2020

The COVID-19 measures in place appear to affect the productivity of women researchers more than men. According to a Danish research analyst, immediate steps to reverse this trend are needed.

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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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Covid-19 crisis affects on gender equality

13.05.2020

The Nordic Council of Ministers for Gender Equality discussed the COVID-19 crisis from a gender equality perspective in May. The Norwegian Minister of Culture and Equality Abid Q. Raja pointed out that sex-disaggregated statistics are crucial when following up on how the political response to the corona crisis affects gender equality.

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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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