Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Gender Research in Norway

Justifying gender equality through Islam
Young Norwegian Muslims are more liberal than their parents’ generation when it comes to equality and homosexuality, but both groups find support for their view in Islam, according to Levi Geir Eidhamar’s study.
Women make up the majority of users of nursing and care services
Among the users of nursing and care services, women are in the majority, both in total and in the age groups, with the exception of the youngest group - the under 18s.
Women dealers empowered by selling drugs
Female drug dealers are a minority. According to sociologist Heidi Grundetjern, they gain self-confidence by succeeding in a cutthroat business, but they do not challenge the male dominance.
Women have poorer legal protection than men from online hate
It is crucial that gender gets added to the list of motives in hate crime legislation if women are to enjoy greater legal protection, says Dr. Moa Bladini.