Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Gender Research in Norway

Girls beaten by their boyfriend avoid the word ‘violence’
Young women who have experienced violence may be difficult to detect. In online reader’s queries, they try to put what is going on in their relationship into words.
Gender-equality ideals make Muslim women more religious
When gender equality is portrayed as a uniquely Western value, immigrant Muslim women choose to embrace religion as a result, according to a Norwegian researcher.
Almost one in seven registered hunters are women
In total, 493 000 Norwegian hunters were registered in the official Register of hunters at the end of the hunting year 2016/2017. Women accounted for almost 14 per cent, according to new figures for Registered hunters.
Mostly women in health care personnel
Women constitute almost 84 per cent of the approximately 400 000 employees with a health care education, which is a decrease of 0.1 percentage point from the previous year.