#MeToo has changed how the media portrays rape
Sexual violence happens in every country, yet journalists have often depitced it as some kind of sensation. “I wanted to find out if this changed as a consequence of the MeToo movement,” says journalist Thea Storøy Elnan.
Racism impacts men and women differently
“Men get compared to animals and have animal sounds shouted at them, while girls and women are more likely to encounter contempt because of their appearance,” says Cora Alexa Døving. She is the editor of a new book about racism in Norway.
Medical studies disregard gender differences
A new report from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (FHI) shows that less than half of studies on the effect of medical treatment have looked at gender differences. “We must stop thinking that biological differences between men and women can fit in a bikini,” says Professor Eva Gerdts.
Master prize awarded to thesis on gender and cohabitation within the Pentecostal church
Sandra Hansen has won the prize for the best MA thesis with a gender perspective submitted at the University of Oslo in 2022.
Artificial intelligence is expected to open up great opportunities for society, but what do we know about artificial intelligence and gender equality?
Gender Equality in Research in Europe
Kilden genderreseach.no has mapped similarities and differences among European knowledge centres that work with gender perspectives and gender balance in research.
Master suppression techniques
Master suppression techniques are strategies people or groups of people can use to dominate or humiliate others in a subtle, indirect way.
Assembly for PhD candidates by the Norwegian school for gender research
The Norwegian school for gender research will be hosting its annual assembly, providing PhD candidates with the opportunity to present their research, discuss it amongst each other and build network. We aim to create a forum where PhD candidates can exchange experiences and build, sustain and strengthen their research networks..
In 2023, the assembly will take place on 31 May at the University of Stavanger, the day before the conference Gender Studies Now.