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“Gender perspectives give an advantage in EU applications”
“Gender perspectives give an advantage in EU applications”
“If Norwegian researchers do a better job of fulfilling the EU requirements on gender perspectives in research, they will have a competitive advantage in Horizon 2020," says Curt Rice.
17.04.2015
Minority men are discriminated more often than women
Men with immigrant background are more often discriminated than immigrant women, shows report from the Institute for Social Research.
16.04.2015
Increase in ill-treatment within family relations
A total of 3 056 incidents of ill-treatment within family relations were reported in 2014. This is 8 per cent more than in 2013 and is higher than in any of the previous years.
15.04.2015
Norway and South Africa seeking to increase the number of women mediators
Norway and South Africa seeking to increase the number of women mediators
Fifteen years after the adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, there are still very few women around the negotiating tables in peace processes. ‘Norway and South Africa are now taking steps to increase the number of women mediators,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
10.04.2015