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Gender equality

Climate crisis, the green transition, migration and security policy are some of the challenges that research including the gender dimension must play a role in resolving.

Kilden works in different ways with many issues related to gender equality and the communication and dissemination of knowledge about this field.

The coronavirus pandemic is one example of a challenge facing society where including the gender dimension is important. In spring 2020, the Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs (Bufdir) tasked us with managing the work of preparing documentation and recommendations regarding the consequences of Covid-19 for gender equality in Norway in the areas of violence against women as well as the labour market and economy. We were also asked to look at how gender equality preparedness can be strengthened in the long term. You can read more about this work here (Norwegian only).

We also work with gender equality issues through our annual conference. This conference is an annual forum where researchers, special interest organisations and the authorities can meet to discuss various social issues concerning gender and gender equality. The first annual conference was held in 2021 and the topic of the conference was Gender equality in the green transition (Information in Norwegian only). In 2022 the topic for our conference will be Gender equality for the future (Information in Norwegian only). 

In addition, gender equality is often a topic for our research reviews. You can check out some of them here:

What do we know about artificial intelligence and gender equality?

What's gender equality got to do with nature management?

Linda Marie Rustad

Director and editor-in-chief of Kilden’s news magazine

News Magazine

Our news magazine is an independent online newspaper and a member of the Norwegian Specialised Press Association Fagpressen.