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Shorter waiting time and earlier abortions due to abortion pill
Shorter waiting time and earlier abortions due to abortion pill
Nearly all abortions in Norway today are performed with the abortion pill Mifepristone. This has resulted in shorter waiting time, earlier abortions, and the possibility to have abortions at home.
29.06.2015
New recruitment method – greater diversity
New recruitment method – greater diversity
The Norwegian police academy has long sought to increase diversity among the student body and the future police force. Since 2012, they have been working systematically with recruitment to achieve this.
29.06.2015
The Government will make it easier to change legal gender
The Government will make it easier to change legal gender
"The current system is unacceptable and has been unchanged for nearly 60 years. I am therefore very pleased to propose a completely new system that makes it much easier to change legal gender," says Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie. The consultation paper proposes that you can change your legal gender by filling out a document and sending it to the nearest Tax Office.
26.06.2015
Norwegian government proposes extending trans protections to children
The government in Norway has proposed extending the right of its citizens to change their legal gender to children.
25.06.2015