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The contraceptive pill: A story of sexual liberation and dubious research methods
In 1967, Norwegian women were finally allowed to decide for themselves when to get pregnant. The contraceptive pill has had enormous significance for women’s emancipation, but researchers doubt whether it would have been approved today.
07.02.2018
Norway emphasising girls' opportunities when engaging in Global Partnership for Education
"Together we will continue our efforts to ensure that all children and young people have access to education, especially girls who are still being excluded," said Minister of International Development Nikolai Astrup.
02.02.2018
Review: What does the law say about #MeToo?
In all Nordic countries, employers are required to prevent and respond appropriately to sexual harassment in the workplace. Nevertheless, the problem remains widespread, as has become increasingly clear in connection with the #MeToo campaign. In this review, we identify the laws that apply in the Nordic countries.
31.01.2018
#MeToo can’t change academia by itself
The #MeToo movement is standing up to sexual harassment, also in academia and the research sector. “The movement reveals just the tip of several icebergs," says Mons Bendixen, a Norwegian researcher.
24.01.2018