NEWS

Almost DKK 3 million to gender equality cooperation!

2017-11-16 | Organisations that for example want to work against gendered educational choices, promote gender equality in the labour market or perhaps organise an expert conference will soon be invited to apply for funding of Nordic cooperation projects in the area of gender equality. Almost DKK 3 million will be allocated from the Nordic Council of Ministers’ gender equality fund. »

New website acknowledges female Nordic filmmakers

2017-11-07 | The contributions of women in the film industry are often marginalised. Therefore, the Swedish Film Institute, Stockholm University, the National Library of Norway and the University of Copenhagen have decided to bring attention to the contributions of female film workers in the Nordic countries by launching a new website titled Nordic Women in Film. »

Men break with the norms to help propel gender equality

2017-10-30 | After six years of hard work, gender equality prevails among the senior management at Reykjavik Energy. The pay gap is close to zero. Ikea wants to reach the same goal by 2020, and Volvo is tackling fierce global competition with more diversity. At the Barbershop conference in Copenhagen, 200 business leaders, politicians, and researchers came together to fine-tune their arguments, expand their knowledge, and mobilise men within the field of gender equality. »

New election may strengthen Iceland’s gender equality work

2017-10-26 | Gender equality has been a frequent topic of discussion since the scandal involving a sex offender brought down the Icelandic government. ‘After this, I think gender equality issues will receive more attention regardless of who wins the election,’ says Rakel Adolphsdóttir, head of Iceland’sWomen's History Archives. »

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2017/11/17 @ 0:07
Iceland - the frontrunner in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Index for the ninth year in a row! What is the secret to Iceland’s success? What are the lessons learned?
https://t.co/ZANC6yjXLw #equalnordic
2017/11/16 @ 2:32
Almost DKK 3 million to gender equality cooperation!
In March 2018, Nordic Information on Gender (NIKK) will once again accept applications for funding of Nordic gender equality cooperation.
https://t.co/OMzSL88lJ8 #equalnordic #gender
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