The Nordic gender effect goes international

2018-09-17 | Together the five Nordic countries make up one of the world’s most gender-equal regions. But how did they get there? The most important political reforms and experiences are now summarised in five briefs. The series of briefs is part of an effort to ‘export’ Nordic gender equality, and is intended to serve as a tool for countries that want to see more women in the labour market. »

Several Project Proposals Submitted in the Wake of MeToo

2018-08-27 | Increased gender equality between parents, in the workplace and among reindeer-herding Sami. These are the objectives of some of the nine projects granted funding from the Nordic Gender Equality Fund in 2018. »

Major challenges await Greenland’s new minister for gender equality

2018-06-14 | Greenland has a new gender equality minister after this spring’s early election, and the gender equality issues have been transferred to a new ministry. Yet gender equality did not dominate the pre-election debate, despite substantial needs in the area. »

Unequal distribution of part-time work and family responsibilities in the Nordic countries

2018-06-07 | In the Nordic countries, part-time work is much more common among women than men. This affects both the gender equality in the labour market and the economic opportunities available to women and men. NIKK, Nordic Information on Gender, has compiled the results of three research reports on part-time work into a factsheet reviewing the causes and consequences of part-time work in the Nordic region. »


2018/09/24 @ 5:45
Nordic research shows that men who take longer parental leave are more involved in the care of their children throughout their lives, and also do more unpaid housework. See the full brief:
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2018/09/19 @ 3:54
The introduction of quality, affordable childcare is a key reason so many women are in paid employment in the Nordic countries. Download this brief, included in the Nordic Gender Effect at Work, to see how it works:
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2018/09/18 @ 2:39
Du har väl kollat in @nordenen nya material the Nordic Gender Effect at Work?! Den stadiga ökningen av kvinnor på arbetsmarknaden har stått för en stor del av den ekonomiska utvecklingen i Norden. #nordicequality
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2018/09/17 @ 1:44
Today, @nordenen launches its knowledge hub; the Nordic Gender Effect at Work. Five briefs, produced by NIKK, summarize the most important political reforms for gender equality. Share it for change! #nordicsolutions #nordicequality
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