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Gender equality is good business
Including men for women’s rights and gender equality. Speech by Minister Audun Lysbakken, UN Commission on the status of women 1 – 12 march 2010.
Origin date: 20.03.2010
Lifting domestic violence from the private to the public sphere
Speech by Director general Arni Hole of the Department of family affairs and gender equality.
Origin date: 04.09.2007
Combating forced marriage in Norway
Speech by Director general Arnil Hole of the Department of family affairs and gender equality. Delivered at a workshop held by the British embassy and IMDI in Oslo, 4 September 2007.
Origin date: 04.09.2007
Promoting women and active fathers in attaining decision making positions
Speech by Director General Arni Hole from the Ministry of Children and Equality. Given at the EU Informal Meeting of Ministers for Gender Equality and Family Affairs, Bad Pyrmont, Germany, 15-16 May 2007.
Origin date: 16.05.2007
The necessity of family policies targeting both women and men
Speech by Director general Arni Hole of the Department of family affairs and gender equality. Delivered at the joint seminar of South Korea and Norway: Reconciliation of work and family life -participation of women in private and public sectors, in Seoul, 9 May 2007.
Origin date: 09.05.2007
Speech by Director general Arni Hole of the Department of family affairs and gender equality. Delivered at the South African embassy to Norway, 8 March 2007.
Origin date: 08.03.2007
Commission on the Status of Women: Norwegian statement
Norwegian statement at the High level round table on the elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child.
Origin date: 28.02.2007
The greatest of all is love – on Norwegian family and equality policy
Speech by State Secretary Kjell Erik Øie, Ministry of Children and Equality, under the celebration of the international Day of the Family in Barcelona. The State Secretary presented his views on a number of issues including new family constellations in Norway, co-habitation, same sex partnerships, equal parenthood, and custody of children. He concluded that “enabling lesbians and homosexuals to live their love-life with persons of the same sex without fear of sanction is an important family policy principle. This means taking the extended concept of the family seriously."
Origin date: 15.05.2006