Who are the women and men in Norway? Statistics Norway presents similarities and differences between women and men in Norway within areas of society we can describe with statistics in Women and men in Norway.
This report documents the history of the institutionalisation of women in development and gender concerns from 1985 onward in three multilateral organisations; UNDP, FAO and the World Bank. The evaluation was carried out by the Christian Michelsen Institute.
The report shows that the employment rate between men and women with disabilities in the 2nd quarter of 2005 were 47.1 percent and 42.1 percent respectively. This difference is somewhat less than that one finds between men and women in the whole population.
The use of physical force and violence in intimate relationships is extensive. More than 25 percent of the women and more than 20 percent of the men have experienced that their partners have used physical force against them since they were 15 years old. These are some of the results from the first national survey in Norway.
The survey shows gender disparities in leading roles (directors, script-writers and producers) and the distribution of funding - women held 18 percent of key positions as directors, producers and writers in films that received support in the years between 2002 and 2006, and women received 28 percent of the support given to manuscript development.
Although patterns of time use are generally quite similar throughout Europe, some interesting differences can be observed between women and men and between the countries surveyed. On average, women aged 20 to 74 spend much more time than men on domestic work, ranging from less than 50% more in Sweden to over 200% more in Italy and Spain. Women spend most time doing domestic work in Italy, Estonia, Slovenia, Hungary and Spain, around 5 hours or more per day. The lowest figures are found in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Latvia - less than 4 hours per day.
The report "Gender and Migration. Similarities and disparities among women and men in the immigrant population" gathers part of the data available on women and men with immigrant backgrounds in Norway collected by Statistics Norway.
The main author of this publication is Gunnlaug Daugstad, with significant contributions from Bjørn Olsen, Mads Ivar Kirkeberg, Vebjørn Aalandslid, Svein Blom, Lars Østby and Natasza P. Sandbu. The entire data basis for this publication has been taken from Statistics Norway: Population statistics, Education statistics, Labour market statistics, Income statistics, Election statistics and data from attitude surveys.
Tanzania is in the process of preparing the next Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (MKUKUTA). The second phase of the poverty assessment focuses on constraints for households and individuals to make profitable investments, and differences in women's and men's opportunity structures.
The abridged English edition of the 2011 Report on Science & Technology Indicators for Norway has now been published. In the report, you will find updated statistics on the gender balance in higher education, research and development.
This report shows that women generally have a more positive attitude to environmental measures than men. These attitudes are not, however, reflected in their actions. Men and women have relatively similar behaviour in relation to recirculation, organic food and water-saving and energy saving, although men drive more cars than women.
A new report with comparative analysis of reflection periods and related temporary residence permits for victims of trafficking in the Nordic countries, Belgium and Italy, published by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
While long total work hours (paid plus unpaid work) have usually been framed as a problem for employed women, researchers now ask whether more involved fathering practices imply a double burden for men, too.
This report shows that among parents living apart, the proportion with shared residence for their child has increased from 8 per cent in 2002 to 25 per cent in 2012. The percentage residing with the mother decreased from 84 per cent in 2002 to 66 per cent in 2012.
Since April 2008, the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) has carried out a research project amongst enrolled cohorts. An important goal has been to identify the necessary measures to increase the share of women in the Norwegian Armed Forces. Findings from the first five years of the research was published in Norwegian in 2013. Now, the anthology is translated to English.
The five Nordic countries, which also perform consistently well in the World Economic Forum’s competitiveness rankings, all continue to hold a place among the top 10, with Sweden (1), Norway (2), Finland (3), Iceland (4) and Denmark (8) in the same positions as last year.