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Parenting programmes benefit daddies in prison
Training programmes focusing on fatherhood may make fathers in prison more law-abiding, according to Gunnar Vold Hansen.
19.01.2017
Fewer people smoke, but more women use snuff
There are fewer people smoking daily today compared to 10 years ago, but the use of snuff has increased in recent years – particularly among younger women. One out of six women aged 16-34 years used snuff daily in 2016, and use among young women is almost as extensive as among men of the same age.
18.01.2017
New gender ideals in Egypt
“The gender positions in Egyptian society are changing,” says Monika Lindbekk. According to her, clear-cut antagonism between Islamism and feminism is now being challenged by legal changes.
12.01.2017
Diversity statistics raise new questions
The percentage of immigrants and people with an immigrant background has increased in all position categories and subject areas in Norwegian research. This is one of the findings from the first official diversity statistics for academia.
11.01.2017