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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
- Women must be included in both formal and informal peace efforts
- Women must be included in both formal and informal peace efforts
The only sustainable long-term solution is to ensure full and effective participation of women in decision-making, said prime minister Erna Solberg in a speech given at Columbia University.
25.09.2014
Laughter helps policemen cope with their work
But coarse jokes about gender in the Norwegian police force have become less common, as the number of women in the service has increased, according to new study.
27.09.2014
- Girls need access to quality education
- Girls need access to quality education
Educating girls not only vastly improves their own lives, but also brings benefits for their families and for society as a whole, said prime minister Erna Solberg in her speech to the UN.
24.09.2014