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Norway Extend Military Service to Women
Norway Extend Military Service to Women
We wish to extend military service to all in order to attract the most motivated and competent recruits, said Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide.
14.10.2014
Two-generation gender equality study shows career benefits
Norwegian couples in a research experiment launched in the 1970s shared the responsibility for home, family and work equally. Now, 30 years later, a follow-up study shows that the couples' strive for equality was beneficial not only for the family life but also for the fathers' careers.
10.10.2014
The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi
The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi
The two share the prize for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.
10.10.2014
Fewer thefts from persons and enterprises, but increase of violence in family relations
There was an increase in the number of female and child victims of ill-treatment within family relations in 2013, according to Statstics Norway.
26.09.2014