Ending sexual harassment – a precondition for sexual harassment

Ending sexual harassment – a precondition for sexual harassment

2019 | Sexism, sexual harassment and other forms of gender-based harassment constitute obstacles to gender equality in the Nordic countries. Ending sexual harassment – a ...
One Year After Me Too

One Year After Me Too

2018 | This survey was developed on the initiative of the Swedish presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2018. It highlights initiatives and action ...
Fact sheet: Subsidised childcare for all

Fact sheet: Subsidised childcare for all

2018 | The introduction of quality, affordable childcare is a key reason so many women are in paid employment in the Nordic countries. A distinctive ...
Fact sheet: Leadership and equal opportunities at work

Fact sheet: Leadership and equal opportunities at work

2018 | Equal opportunities in the workplace have been high on the Nordic political agenda since the 1970s. Many initiatives have been launched to ensure ...
Fact sheet: Flexible work arrangements

Fact sheet: Flexible work arrangements

2018 | Flexible work arrangements enable parents to successfully combine work and family life. The Nordic countries have a strong tradition of collective bargaining, which ...
Fact sheet: Shared and paid parental leave

Fact sheet: Shared and paid parental leave

2018 | Both mothers and fathers are entitled to paid parental leave in the Nordic countries. In order to promote and facilitate gender equality at ...
Fact sheet: Who is working and when?

Fact sheet: Who is working and when?

2018 | In the Nordic countries, part-time work is much more common among women than men. This affects both the gender equality in the labour ...
Fact sheet: Parenthood, Violence Prevention and Masculinity Norms

Fact sheet: Parenthood, Violence Prevention and Masculinity Norms

2018 | In order to achieve gender equality, men need to get involved in the efforts and masculinity norms need to be challenged. The policy ...
Review of what does the law say about #metoo

Review of what does the law say about #metoo

2018 | Review of Nordic Laws against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace In all Nordic countries, employers are required to prevent and respond appropriately to sexual harassment ...
The NIKK-map

The NIKK-map

2018 | A map regarding gender equality in the Nordic countries This map of gender equality in the Nordic countries visualize the years, actors, resources, depths and ...
Who gets to speak their mind in the Nordic countries?

Who gets to speak their mind in the Nordic countries?

2017 | Fact sheet about the public sphere in the Nordic countries The public sphere in the Nordic countries is still not for everyone. Sexist ...
Online hate speech

Online hate speech

2017 | The question of how online hate speech can be stopped is more urgent than ever in the Nordic countries. The rampant online posting of ...

Program for likestilling: Norges formannskap 2017 i Nordisk Ministerråd

2017 – in Scandinavian only – | I år er det Norges tur til å lede det nordiske samarbeidet på likestillingsområdet. I over 40 år ...
Why Dads Take Parental Leave

Why Dads Take Parental Leave

2016 | Fact sheet about the parental insurance systems in the Nordic countries. Nordic dads take more parental leave than the international average. Yet the rates ...
Gender, Education and Population Flows

Gender, Education and Population Flows

Summary report on knowledge, cross-Nordic experiences and examples from practice 2016 | During the Danish Presidency for the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2015, attention was ...
Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region III

Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region III

An introductory study of the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland Islands
Nordic action on gender and climate

Nordic action on gender and climate

2015 | Women in the rural regions of developing countries suffer most from climate change, due to its impacts on their routine activities such as fetching ...
Kartläggning om jämställdhet inom social- och hälsopolitik

Kartläggning om jämställdhet inom social- och hälsopolitik

No English translation of this publication exists.
Place, (In)equality and Gender

Place, (In)equality and Gender

2015 | A Mapping of Challenges and Best Practices in Relation to Gender, Education and Population Flows in Nordic Peripheral Areas. This mapping presents a selected ...
Nordic Lingo

Nordic Lingo

2015 | The Nordic languages have many terms related to gender and gender equality that can be difficult to translate in a simple manner. NIKK:s new language guide helps you ...
Who Wants to Live in the Nordic Peripheral Areas?

Who Wants to Live in the Nordic Peripheral Areas?

2015 | The Nordic countries are facing numerous challenges, some of which are specific to the more peripheral areas. Examples include changed living conditions in the ...
Part time culture and full time norm

Part time culture and full time norm

2015 | Fact sheet about paths to gender-equal working time in the Nordic countries. Women work part time to a much greater extent than men, ...
Full-time or part-time work? Different possibilities for women and men

Full-time or part-time work? Different possibilities for women and men

2015 |Domestic responsibilities are an important reason why women work part time, according to a Nordic report presented by NIKK. Another reason is that many ...
Gender mainstreaming in the work performed by governmental authorities

Gender mainstreaming in the work performed by governmental authorities

Results and recommendations from a trans-Nordic study
Tillsammans för jämställdhet – ett starkare Norden : Samarbetsprogram för det nordiska jämställdhetssamarbetet 2015–2018

Tillsammans för jämställdhet – ett starkare Norden : Samarbetsprogram för det nordiska jämställdhetssamarbetet 2015–2018

2015 |The goal of Nordic co-operation on gender equality in the programme period 2015–2018 is to contribute to effective work in the Nordic countries, the ...
Nordic Gender Equality in Figures 2015

Nordic Gender Equality in Figures 2015

2015 |This brochure gathers information on gender equality in the Nordic region. It briefly describes some important areas of life and society, such as family, ...
Together for Gender Equality– a stronger Nordic Region : Nordic co-operation programme on gender equality 2015–2018 Nordiska ministerrådet, Nord

Together for Gender Equality– a stronger Nordic Region : Nordic co-operation programme on gender equality 2015–2018 Nordiska ministerrådet, Nord

2015 | The goal of Nordic co-operation on gender equality in the programme period 2015–2018 is to contribute to effective work in the Nordic countries, ...
Part-time Work in the Nordic Region II

Part-time Work in the Nordic Region II

2014 – uppdaterad version 2014-11-20 |Gender equality in the labour market is a key topic in the Nordic cooperation on gender equality. The Nordic Council ...
Part-time Work – Different Economic Effects for Women and Men

Part-time Work – Different Economic Effects for Women and Men

2013 | Working part-time during a few years when the children are little, doesn’t have that big an effect for the Danish or Norwegian pension. This ...
Paper Fortune Teller on Gender Equality

Paper Fortune Teller on Gender Equality

2014 | Produced by NIKK nd based on facts on gender equality from the Nordic countries. Print the fold-it-product on regular A4 paper, doublesided for best ...
Gender Equality in the Nordic Media

Gender Equality in the Nordic Media

2014 | There is an increasing pressure on media to step up and take measures to ensure women’s access to the media industry and to ...
Part-Time Work, Gender and Economic Distribution in the Nordic Countries

Part-Time Work, Gender and Economic Distribution in the Nordic Countries

2014 | Gender equality in the labour market is a key topic in the Nordic cooperation on gender equality 2011–2014. One important challenge is to reduce the gender ...
NIKK magasin 2011 no 2

NIKK magasin 2011 no 2

This issue is a follov-up on the NIKK magasin published in 2009 in connection with the UN Climate Change Conference, COP 15, Copenhagen, discussing various ...
Gender and power in the Nordic countries – with focus on politics and business

Gender and power in the Nordic countries – with focus on politics and business

by Kristi Niskanen (ed.) In the research project “Gender and Power in the Nordic Countries”, an interdisciplinary Nordic research team mapped out and analyzed the ...
NIKK magasin 2010 no 3

NIKK magasin 2010 no 3

Gender equality among ethnic minority youth. Gender equality in the West Nordic region. Gender and power in politics and business. The new issue of NIKK ...
Mapping the field of gender equality in the Nordic countries

Mapping the field of gender equality in the Nordic countries

by Minna Seikkula, NIKK This brochure presents the most important authorities and other national-level actors in the field of gender equality and gender research in ...
Gender Equality Creates Sustainable Societies

Gender Equality Creates Sustainable Societies

2010 | Mainstreaming of the gender and equality perspective and active participation by men and boys are the priorities outlined in Gender Equality Creates Sustainable ...
Gender Equality and Quality of Life. A Norwegian Perspective

Gender Equality and Quality of Life. A Norwegian Perspective

In order to find out more about men, women and gender equality, a representative survey was made in Norway in 2007, which was more detailed ...
Gender and power in the Nordic countries – a study of politics and business

Gender and power in the Nordic countries – a study of politics and business

The results of the year-long research project “Kön och makt i Norden” (“Gender and power in the Nordic region”) are presented in this leaflet. The ...
Gendered traditions and sexual acts – a high risk affair

Gendered traditions and sexual acts – a high risk affair

by Jill Lewis and Diana Anders From The Living Tomorrow Project The NIKK Living for Tomorrow project takes its point of departure from the belief ...
Multidimensional Discrimination Policies in the Nordic Countries

Multidimensional Discrimination Policies in the Nordic Countries

2008 | Download the publication in PDF
Prostitution in the Nordic Countries. Conference report

Prostitution in the Nordic Countries. Conference report

The report ”Prostitution in the Nordic Countries. Conference report, Stockholm, October 16–17, 2008″ summarises the results of a research project conducted by the Nordic Gender ...
NIKK magasin 2007 no 2

NIKK magasin 2007 no 2

2007 Fathers must take a greater responsibility for their children and homes. This seems to be the agenda for the gender equality politics of all ...
NIKK magasin 2006 no 3

NIKK magasin 2006 no 3

Cultural perceptions of nature, culture and reproduction are implicitly also stories of gender related to biological bodies. This annual English issue of NIKK magasin presents ...
Kön och våld – Gender & Violence. Ett nordiskt forskningsprogram 2000-2004 – slutrapport/A Nordic Research Programme 2000-2004 – Final Report (TemaNord 2005:544).

Kön och våld – Gender & Violence. Ett nordiskt forskningsprogram 2000-2004 – slutrapport/A Nordic Research Programme 2000-2004 – Final Report (TemaNord 2005:544).

This report summarizes the project Gender & Violence and discusses the conclusions which can be drawn from the work in the fields of knowledge and ...
NIKK magasin 2005 no 3

NIKK magasin 2005 no 3

The annual English edition of NIKK magasin focuses on gender analyses of the plays of Henrik Ibsen as the 100th anniversary of the death of ...
NIKK magasin 2004 no 3

NIKK magasin 2004 no 3

Sexualisation of public space is the theme in this years’ English NIKK magasin. The main article describes the background and objective for the research project ...
Introduction to: The Living for Tomorrow project

Introduction to: The Living for Tomorrow project

Living for Tomorrow is a NIKK project that was based in Estonia in collaboration with the Tallinn AIDS Prevention Centre. It was a three-year development ...
Gendering Prevention Practices. A practical guide to working with gender in sexual safety and HIV/AIDS awareness education

Gendering Prevention Practices. A practical guide to working with gender in sexual safety and HIV/AIDS awareness education

by Jill Lewis This manual lays out eight sessions, each with an array of diverse learning activities, for capacity building to help participants grasp the ...
Can men do it? Men and Gender Equality – The Nordic Experience. Nordic Council of Ministers (TemaNord 2003:510)

Can men do it? Men and Gender Equality – The Nordic Experience. Nordic Council of Ministers (TemaNord 2003:510)

by Øystein Gullvåg Holter In 1999, the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Nordic Trade Union Council created a work group to look into the ...
NIKK magasin 2003 no 3

NIKK magasin 2003 no 3

The English NIKK magasin 2003 edition presents an analysis of studies on gender and power in Norway and Denmark. These studies are a part of ...
Gender equality in many different versions

Gender equality in many different versions

2002 | by Eva Magnusson, NIKK This article looks at the variety of “versions” of gender equality that appear when one takes apart the discourses of ...
NIKK magasin 2002 no 1

NIKK magasin 2002 no 1

This issue of NIKK magasin is a contribution to the Nordic-Baltic information campaign about trafficing in women. Behind the reveal of the Danish article about ...
Gender equality in many different versions

Gender equality in many different versions

by Eva Magnusson, NIKK This article looks at the variety of “versions” of gender equality that appear when one takes apart the discourses of gender ...
Mobilising Gender Issues: Report from the Living for Tomorrow Project on youth, gender and HIV/AIDS prevention

Mobilising Gender Issues: Report from the Living for Tomorrow Project on youth, gender and HIV/AIDS prevention

by Jill Lewis This is an overview of what this gender-focused, youth HIV prevention project undertook, the concerns it had to consider, and what issues ...
NIKK magasin 2002 no 3

NIKK magasin 2002 no 3

This years’ English edition of NIKK magasin focuses on the affirmative action of quotas and how this has been used as a tool for gender ...
Gender Violence in the Nordic Countries

Gender Violence in the Nordic Countries

2002 | This report consists of lectures and a number of papers from the first Nordic research conference on gender and violence. Some of the contributions ...
NIKK magasin 2001 no 3

NIKK magasin 2001 no 3

English issue with articles from earlier editions, as well as new articles written especially for this issue. The main article discusses how heterosexual couples talk ...
Challenging Gender Issues: report on findings from the Living for Tomorrow project about young men’s and young women’s attitudes to men, women and sex

Challenging Gender Issues: report on findings from the Living for Tomorrow project about young men’s and young women’s attitudes to men, women and sex

by Jill Lewis and Stephen Clift This report analyses and discusses research feedback about teenagers’ ways of thinking about gender in their society, how they ...
Learning to relearn givens. PLA Notes

Learning to relearn givens. PLA Notes

by Jill Lewis Drawing on recent gender and feminist research, and the most challenging of international debates on gender and AIDS, the project, Living for ...
How to Bridge the Gap between Us? Gender and Sexual Safety, NIKK & the Living for Tomorrow NGO

How to Bridge the Gap between Us? Gender and Sexual Safety, NIKK & the Living for Tomorrow NGO

A booklet and vocabulary in Estonian, Russian and English languages written and illustrated by Estonian and Russian teenagers in the Living for Tomorrow project. This ...
Visualising Desire: HIV prevention dilemmas for women’s sexual safety in Europe

Visualising Desire: HIV prevention dilemmas for women’s sexual safety in Europe

by Jill Lewis a part of The Living for Tomorrow project The motivating concern behind this article is that women, in the diversity of their ...

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