Gender equality

Changing perspectives in gender equality research

24 August 2022
A new report has identified trends and knowledge gaps in Norwegian scientific publications on gender equality and diversity in research and innovation. According to the report, it is not a given that measures aimed at gender equality are also effective when it comes to ethnic diversity.

How the pandemic exposed the faultlines of gender inequality in Norway’s labour market

12 August 2021
The pandemic highlights some significant and remaining gendered structures in the Norwegian labour market – and the not-quite-sufficient efforts to eliminate them, writes Mari Teigen in this article.

Gender Budgeting: A tool to increase the sustainability of gender equality plans?

10 May 2021
How can gender equality be achieved in an academia in which business logic and competition are central elements of its measures?, asks Gilda Seddighi and Hilde G. Corneliussen.

Fewer gender equality measures in academia in Finland than in Norway and Sweden

11 February 2021
A new study shows that Finnish universities have fewer measures for implementation of gender balance in academia, but their proportion of female professors is as high as in Sweden and Norway.

Gender equality in research is a joint European responsibility

27 May 2020
I am hoping for more outreach and more knowledge-based debates about gender equality in research in Europe, writes Linda Marie Rustad.

Updated innovation concept means greater diversity

25 March 2020
Innovation has typically been thought of as involving patents, licences and start-ups. Today, innovation researchers have a far broader understanding of the concept, believes research leader Espen Solberg.

Religious minority youth between patriarchy and gender equality

2 October 2019
Gender roles is a delicate topic for religious minority groups. Many of them accept traditional gender segregation in the religious community, but struggle with prejudices from the greater society, according to researcher.

The EU raises the standard of Norwegian gender equality policies

22 May 2019
That the EU affects Norwegian gender equality policies has mostly proven to be a good thing. But an individual-oriented policy puts pressure on the social democratic approach, say researchers.

Controversial documentary used to de-legitimize Norwegian gender research

8 May 2019
Rumours that the TV show 'Brainwash' put an end to Norwegian gender research is alive and kicking in anti-feminist circles internationally.

Can good leadership solve academia's gender and diversity problems?

30 November 2017
Ever wondered what it takes to achieve a gender balanced and diverse staff? In academia, the most knowledge-intensive sector in society, the answers are hard to find. In this podcast, the experts discuss barriers and offer solutions.

Dad becomes leader, mum becomes mum

14 September 2017
A new study shows that the gender gap in management increases after couples have their first child.

Until infidelity, disappearance or impotence do us part – the history of divorce in Norway

16 May 2017
The history of divorce reveals hidden stories of love, domestic violence and societal ideals for a healthy marriage.

Feeling gender: from housewife to working mum

3 May 2017
When Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen interviewed three generations of Norwegian women and men, she discovered how the emotional perception of gender has developed over time.

The secret behind Norway’s gender quota success

26 October 2016
Men still hire men at the highest levels of society. According to researcher Siri Terjesen, gender quotas in the boardroom are the key to counteracting this culture of bias.

Surrogacy challenges gender equality

14 October 2016
According to sociologist Ingvill Stuvøy, the debate on surrogacy has added new meanings to the concept of equality.

Publications

Author(s):
Helga Eggebø, Lundberg, Aase, Teigen, Mari
Published: 2022
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Peterson, Anna M.
Published: 2015
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Eriksen, Astrid M. A., Ketil Lenert Hansen, Cecilie Javo and Berit Schei
Published: 2015
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Steder, Frank Brundtlan (ed.)
Published: 2015
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Irvin, Jill A. and Cindy Simon Rosenthal et al. (eds.)
Published: 2015
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Farstad, Gunhild R. and Kari Stefansen
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Lian, Olaug S. and Hilde Bondevik
Published: 2015
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Løkeland, Mette
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Fyhri, Aslak and Nils Fearnley
Published: 2015
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Ytterstad, Elinor og Tormod Brenn
Published: 2015
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Triandafyllidou, Anna and Sabrina Marchetti (eds.)
Published: 2015
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Eriksen, Marianne Hem, Unn Pedersen, Bernt Rundberget, Irmelin Axelsen and Heidi Lund Berg (eds.)
Published: 2015
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Published: 2015
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Pini, Barbara, Berit Brandth and Jo Little (eds.)
Published: 2015

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