Information and Resources on Gender Equality and Gender Research in Norway

News
“Au pairs are underpaid maids”
“Au pairs are underpaid maids”
Norwegian authorities describe the au pair scheme as cultural exchange. In reality, au pairs are professional housemaids with a salary as low as 69 Norwegian kroner an hour, according to researcher.
29.07.2015
Is the Norwegian military ready for female soldiers?
Is the Norwegian military ready for female soldiers?
There is still certain scepticism towards female soldiers in the Norwegian Armed Forces. According to researcher, changes have to be made before the first set of female conscripts arrive.
14.07.2015
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