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Equality 2014 - The Norwegian Governments' gender equality action plan
Equality 2014 - The Norwegian Governments' gender equality action plan
In this action plan the Government wants to provide a comprehensive description of political goals, strategies and measures to promote gender equality. The plan will be a tool to help implement and further develop equality policy in the years to come.
Origin date: 16.08.2012
Action Plan for Women's Rights and Gender Equality in Development Cooperation
Action Plan for Women's Rights and Gender Equality in Development Cooperation
On 8 March 2007 State Secretary Anne Stenhammer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, launched the Norwegian Government's new Action Plan for Women's Rights and Gender Equality in Development Cooperation.
Origin date: 08.03.2007
The Norwegian Government’s Plan of Action to Combat Human Trafficking [2006–2009]
The Norwegian Government’s Plan of Action to Combat Human Trafficking [2006–2009]
The Action Plan contains measures designed both to prevent, detect and prosecute crimes linked to trafficking in women and children, and to protect and assist those who have been and are victims of such crimes.
Origin date: 2006
Norwegian Action Plan for Environment in Development Cooperation
Norwegian Action Plan for Environment in Development Cooperation
Norway intends to support both Norwegian and international NGOs, focusing particularly on and promoting the participation of women in the management of natural resources. The plan also states that “key principles are that developing countries must own their development agenda, and that our contributions must be rights-based and emphasise women’s rights and their importance for development." 
Origin date: 2006
Strategy for Norway’s culture and sports co-operation with countries in the South
Strategy for Norway’s culture and sports co-operation with countries in the South
The strategy covers the period 2006-2015, and will be reviewed and, if necessary, revised in 2010. It is states that "promoting girls’ right to take part in sport on an equal footing with boys, for instance, is controversial in many communities."
Origin date: 2005