Contact us Subscribe to newsletter Search
Kilden logo

Subscribe to newsletter

National Research School in Gender Research, Norway

PLUREQ – Gender equality, cultural diversity, religious pluralism: State policies and feminist interventions

Web exhibition on trafficking and prostitution in Norway.

All boys are not poor school achievers, and all girls are not smart pupils

According to a new doctoral thesis, the answer to why pupils perform differently in school is not found by looking at girls and boys as separate groups.

(15.12.2014) Read more


The man's full time job is not up for discussion

The modern man is dad with a capital D, and he doesn’t mind cleaning the house every once in a while. But it is not his responsibility that mum has to work part time in order to make family life work.

(04.12.2014) Read more

Why Norwegian birth rates are higher than in the rest of Europe

The Norwegian birth rate is higher than in the rest of Europe not only because they put their faith in the welfare state. They can’t imagine a good life without children.

(13.11.2014) Read more

Children of immigrants choose gender equality

The Norwegian-Pakistani daughters are raised by stay-at-home mothers in gender traditional homes. But following in their mothers footsteps is not an option. Even after having children, they return to their paid jobs.

(16.10.2014) Read more

Blond, sexy and immigrant

Migration equals boat refugees, asylum seekers, poverty, domestic workers, and racism in the new country. But migration is also beautiful Swedish women who find it easy to succeed in the United States.

(22.09.2014) Read more


Psychosocial and organizational risk factors for doctor-certified sick leave: a prospective study of female health and social workers in Norway

This study reveals a substantial relationship between self-reported violence and threats of violence and subsequent long- term sick leave.

Negotiating disrupted lives : living with obstetric fistula in Ethiopia

Rahwa Mussie Weldemichael's thesis explores how ethiopian women who live with fistula construct, negotiate its meanings, and seek orientation in life across various contexts.

Modern Men. A Norwegian 30-Year Longitudinal Study of Intergenerational Transmission and Social Change

This doctoral thesis revisits a research project from the 70ies, where both spouses worked part time and shared housework and child care equally. Those among their sons who are today married with children, have not continued their parents' radical work distribution.

“Because nobody likes Chinese girls”: Intersecting identities and emotional experiences of subordination and resistance in school life

Through a analyses of a focus group discussion with Chinese American girls, this article shows that intersectional analyses cannot start with a specific definition of social categories like gender and ethnicity. The categories should emerge as a result of the analyses.

Season's Greetings from KILDEN

This year KILDEN wishes all of its readers Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year by supporting the Development Fund's international work to empower women.

Follow KILDEN!

Get updates on gender research by following us on Twitter!

New issue from PRIO A new issue of PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update is out. Read more at PRIO

New vacancy A position as Professor in Gender Studies, specializing in Postcolonial Feminisms, is available at Linköping University. Read more at Linköping University

New vacancy A position as Professor in Gender Studies specializing in Gender, Nature and Culture, is available at Linköping University. Read more at Linköping University

How bosses can shed prejudice Companies risk letting the best job applicants pass by when they pigeonhole them through bias. But there are methods for escaping such mental straitjackets. Read more at ScienceNordic

Men run and manage limited companies The proportion of male board representatives of limited companies has not changed in recent years. Eight out of ten board representatives in private limited companies are men. The corresponding figure in public limited companies is six out of ten. Read more at Statistics Norway

KILDEN, Drammensveien 288, NO-0283 Oslo, Phone: +47 22 03 80 80, E-mail: