NEWS

Migrant Women and Jobs in Focus

2018-04-19 | How can the share of foreign-born women be increased in the Nordic labour market? This was the key question discussed when the Swedish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers arranged a conference in mid-April. Several new reports and Nordic collaborations around the theme were also presented. »

Sweden arranges conference on men and gender equality

2018-04-03 | Sweden will arrange the 4th International Conference on Men and Equal Opportunities, ICMEO, in Stockholm on 15-16 May 2018. The Swedish Minister for Gender Equality, Lena Hallengren, will host the conference with international high-level participants also being featured in the programme. The Swedish Gender Equality Agency co-arranges the conference on behalf of the Swedish Minister of Gender Equality. »

Strategies to prevent violence shared across borders

2018-03-22 | The Nordic countries have come a long way in preventing and combatting men's violence against women and domestic violence, but the work lacks an intersectional approach. This has been established in the recent report, The Istanbul Convention: the Nordic Way. The document discusses how well different Nordic countries live up to the Istanbul Convention and highlights best practices for prevention work within the various countries. »

Lack of gender equality in rural areas the theme during this year’s CSW

2018-03-09 | Women are moving from rural areas to cities in the Nordics, leaving men in the majority among rural residents. During the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women annual meeting in New York, this challenge, as well as strategies to overcome gender inequality, will be raised by the Nordic Council of Ministers, with the support of the Nordic Information on Gender (NIKK). »

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2018/04/13 @ 3:00
Idag släpps en ny studie av nyanlända kvinnors etablering på arbetsmarknaden i Norden av @oxford_research. Diskriminering, traditionella könsroller och brist på nätverk är några hinder på arbetsmarknaden som nämns i rapporten. Läs den här: https://t.co/sjsJBVcesm #norden2018
2018/04/13 @ 1:09
Idag är de nordiska arbetsmarknadsministrarna i Stockholm för att diskutera utrikes födda kvinnors etablering på arbetsmarknaden. Följ samtalet live på https://t.co/w6fEP8ym4Q #norden2018 https://t.co/t8MHecXDQW NIKKtweet photo
2018/04/13 @ 1:07
Idag är de nordiska arbetsmarknadsministrarna i Stockholm för att diskutera utrikes födda kvinnors etablering på arbetsmarknaden. Följ samtalet live på https://t.co/w6fEP8ym4Q https://t.co/PKPjgr1CjP NIKKtweet photo
2018/04/05 @ 3:29
I mitten av maj arrangeras ICMEO, en internationell konferens om män och jämställdhet, i Stockholm. Årets tema är ”Maskulinitet och normkritiska tillvägagångssätt: Jämställdhetsarbete med pojkar och unga män”.

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2018/03/23 @ 8:16
Just nu panelsamtal om Nordisk jämställdhet på export under firandet av Nordens dag på Stockholm central med Ebba Witt Brattström ( Professor vid Helsingfors Universitet) Kristina Wicksell (Make Equal) och Fredrik Bondestam (NIKK). #equalnordic #nordensdag #norden2018 https://t.co/GV5kYabT5w NIKKtweet photo
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