- Education for girls is crucial to development in Afghanistan
Increasing gender equality and improving the population’s level of education have immediate and lasting effects on the economy, said prime minister Erna Solberg in her speech at the symposium on women's rights in Afghanistan.
Many organisations and government agencies have implemented mentorship programmes, but a good forum where the method can be developed further has been lacking. - We want to change that, says Goro Ree-Lindstad at the Norwegian Centre for Equality.
The annual Gender Equality Award for gender balance in research is history. “It’s unfortunate to lose the opportunity to recognize those who have worked hard with an important and often difficult field," says Curt Rice, Chair of the KIF Committee.