Sick leave before, during and after pregnancy
This study shows that sick leave during the pregnancy of the woman’s first child, compared with before pregnancy for the same woman, has increased substantially in Norway during the period 1995-2008.
Origin date: 05.2012
Gender differences in environmental related behaviour
This report shows that women generally have a more positive attitude to environmental measures than men. These attitudes are not, however, reflected in their actions. Men and women have relatively similar behaviour in relation to recirculation, organic food and water-saving and energy saving, although men drive more cars than women.
Origin date: 11.2011
Report on Science & Technology Indicators for Norway
The abridged English edition of the 2011 Report on Science & Technology Indicators for Norway has now been published. In the report, you will find updated statistics on the gender balance in higher education, research and development.
Origin date: 10.2011
Effects of paternity leave
A new report discusses the causal effects of paternity leave on children's and parents' outcomes.
Origin date: 07.2011
Tracing gender effects among Tanzanian rural households
Tanzania is in the process of preparing the next Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (MKUKUTA). The second phase of the poverty assessment focuses on constraints for households and individuals to make profitable investments, and differences in women's and men's opportunity structures.
Origin date: 2010
Facts on immigrants and their descendants 2007
The main author of this publication is Gunnlaug Daugstad, with significant contributions from Bjørn Olsen, Mads Ivar Kirkeberg, Vebjørn Aalandslid, Svein Blom, Lars Østby and Natasza P. Sandbu. The entire data basis for this publication has been taken from Statistics Norway: Population statistics, Education statistics, Labour market statistics, Income statistics, Election statistics and data from attitude surveys.
Origin date: 01.2008
Gender and Migration. Similarities and disparities among women and men in the immigrant population
The report "Gender and Migration. Similarities and disparities among women and men in the immigrant population" gathers part of the data available on women and men with immigrant backgrounds in Norway collected by Statistics Norway.
Origin date: 2008
How is the time of women and men distributed in Europe?
Although patterns of time use are generally quite similar throughout Europe, some interesting differences can be observed between women and men and between the countries surveyed. On average, women aged 20 to 74 spend much more time than men on domestic work, ranging from less than 50% more in Sweden to over 200% more in Italy and Spain. Women spend most time doing domestic work in Italy, Estonia, Slovenia, Hungary and Spain, around 5 hours or more per day. The lowest figures are found in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Latvia - less than 4 hours per day.
Origin date: 2006
Couple violence - different perspective
The use of physical force and violence in intimate relationships is extensive. More than 25 percent of the women and more than 20 percent of the men have experienced that their partners have used physical force against them since they were 15 years old. These are some of the results from the first national survey in Norway.
Origin date: 08.05.2005
Employment among disabled persons (Report 2005/30)
The report shows that the employment rate between men and women with disabilities in the 2nd quarter of 2005 were 47.1 percent and 42.1 percent respectively. This difference is somewhat less than that one finds between men and women in the whole population.
Origin date: 2005
Participation in various cultural activities
Culture Statistics 2003. Persons who participated in different cultural activities the last 12 months, page 21, and sports and outdoor activities, page 55.
Origin date: 2003
WID / Gender Units and the Experience of Gender. Mainstreaming in Multilateral Organisations. "Knights on White Horses"?
This report documents the history of the institutionalisation of women in development and gender concerns from 1985 onward in three multilateral organisations; UNDP, FAO and the World Bank. The evaluation was carried out by the Christian Michelsen Institute.
Origin date: 1999