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Women dealers empowered by selling drugs
Female drug dealers are a minority. According to sociologist Heidi Grundetjern, they gain self-confidence by succeeding in a cutthroat business, but they do not challenge the male dominance.
22.06.2017
Gender and World Refugee Day 2017
It's World Refugee Day and Pride month. How is the Norwegian system's treatment of queer asylum seekers? Deniz Akin will defend her PhD dissertation this month (June, 2017), and you can read more about her project here.
20.06.2017
More women than men had a higher education in 2016
In all counties, more women than men had a higher education in 2016. For women aged 16 years and over, 37 per cent had attained an education at this level, compared to 29 of men - as a national average.
15.06.2017
Oslo Hackathon explores new technology to empower women in humanitarian crisis
The event, co-organised by UN Women and Innovation Norway, addressed day-to-day challenges faced by refugees and displaced persons, and the role of women entrepreneurs.
13.06.2017