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

Web exhibition on trafficking and prostitution in Norway.

Young women twice as exposed to cyber bullying as men

Female journalists between the age of 25 and 35 are twice as exposed to bullying and threats as their male colleagues of the same age. The bullying is a democratic problem, says researcher.

(19.05.2015) Read more

Articles

More cycling with e-bikes

According to a new study, electric bikes make people cycle longer and more often. The effect is best on women.

(07.05.2015) Read more

ME: The male disorder that became a female disorder

Previously long-term exhaustion was considered a male disorder caused by societal pressures. Today women comprise the majority of ME patients, and they feel that their condition is their own fault.

(29.04.2015) Read more

Female directors: from artists to amateurs

Norway was once “the land of female directors”. Then they vanished. New research shows how female Norwegian directors were sidelined by a small French word.

(22.04.2015) Read more

Does society unravel as women pack up and leave?

Female labour migrants are criticised for abandoning their children in their home country. According to research, this stigma does not affect male migrants.

(10.04.2015) Read more

Publications

Military Women: The Achilles Heel in Defence Politics?

Since April 2008, the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) has carried out a research project amongst enrolled cohorts. An important goal has been to identify the necessary measures to increase the share of women in the Norwegian Armed Forces. Findings from the first five years of the researh was published in norwegian in 2013. Now, the antology is translated to english.



The Good Beating: Social norms supporting men’s partner violence in Tanzania

This research are addressing different questions and answers about violence towards women, and analyses the social norms that justifies some kinds of partner violence.


Politics & Gender - vol. 11, no. 1

Politics & Gender presents a new issue which aims to address a wide range of issues concerning gender and women across the major subfields of political science, including comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and U.S. politics.

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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

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