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Different Economic Effects of Part-Time Work for Women and Men

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In Denmark and Norway, a few years of part-time work when the kids are small will not have a noticeable effect on a person’s pension. In Iceland, Sweden and Finland, however, it may make more of a difference. This is the conclusion of a new report from NIKK.

Fact sheet: Who is working and when?

Publication
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 ...

Faroese Women Have the Highest Rates of Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region

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Almost half of all women in the Faroe Islands aged 20-64 work part time. This and more is revealed in a new report titled Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region –An Introductory Study of the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland Islands.

From Part Time to Full Time – Conference for Gender Equality in the Nordic Region

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NIKK, Nordic information on Gender, will host a Nordic participative conference in Reykjavik 12 November 2014. The conference aims for change: how do we turn part time into full time in the Nordic labour markets?

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

Publication
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 ...

Full-time Work Too Overwhelming?

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Family life is not the only reason women choose to work part time. Stress in the workplace also matters.

More than half of the Faroese women work part time

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Over 50 per cent of Faroese women work part time. According to Erika Hayfield, one likely reason for this is that many men leave home for extended periods to work in the fishing and offshore oil industries. Hayfield is in charge of the third study on part-time work, which focuses on the situation in the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland.

New Publications about Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region

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Women work part time to a much larger extent than men, and this pattern is found in all Nordic countries. The project Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region has provided an arena for discussion about the effects of part-time employment. The results of the initiative are described in two new publications.

NIKK to explore the costs of part-time work

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We already know that women work part-time more often than men, but how does it affect them economically? NIKK is determined to find an answer to this question as part of a Nordic project. The results will be presented in October at a conference in Stockholm.

Nordic conference in Iceland on part-time work

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Part-time work and equal pay are the focus of two Nordic conferences next year. They will take place November 12 -13 November 2014 in Reykjavik.

Our Future Relies on the Work of Women

News
More older and fewer younger citizens. In order for the Nordic welfare societies to respond to the needs of their citizens in the future, they need to utilise women better in the labour market.

Part time culture and full time norm

Publication
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, ...

Part-Time 2014

Page / Project
Women show much higher rates of part-time employment than men and this pattern can be found in all Nordic countries. But what are the mechanisms ...

Part-time 2015-2016

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In the Faroe Islands, almost half of all women in the labour force work part time. In Åland, women display higher levels of education than ...

Part-Time Work

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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.

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

Publication
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 ...

Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region

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From Part-Time to Full-Time? Against the background of the Nordic programme for gender equality cooperation, in 2013 the Nordic Council of Ministers commissioned Nordic Information ...

Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region III

Publication
An introductory study of the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland Islands

Part-time Work is Women’s Response to Unhealthy Conditions

News
‘We have seen a decreased focus on men as primary breadwinners in recent years. After all, participation of both women and men in the Nordic labour markets is a cornerstone of economic development,’ said Iceland’s gender equality minister Eygló Hardardóttir at the beginning of the conference ‘From Part Time to Full Time?’, which was held in Reykjavik on 12 November.

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

Publication
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 ...

Paternal leave, difference feminism and part-time work discussed in the Faroe Islands

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The Nordic countries are using gender equality to build their national identity internationally. But major challenges remain across the entire region. Gender differences in parental leave and part-time work are two examples discussed at a Nordic conference on gender equality in working life held in Torshavn, Faroe Islands.

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