Children and youth

Children and youth

19. April 2017
Young women who have experienced violence may be difficult to detect. In online reader’s queries, they try to put what is going on in their relationship into words.
09. March 2017
Boys and girls perform differently at school, but researchers are uncertain whether this has to do with how they mature.
07. February 2017
In Norway, children under the age of sixteen can now change their legal gender. Anniken Sørlie investigates how the legislation affects the way children and youth perceive their own identity.
27. September 2016
When researchers examined bullying in twenty schools, they were told that the main problem was drama created by the girls. Their findings told a very different story, however.
03. August 2016
Teenagers who send digital messages with sexual contents are far more exposed to violence in love relationships than others.
29. June 2016
When words like ‘gay’, ‘fag’, and ‘lesbo’ are used as insults it is mostly among friends. But that does not make them harmless, according to the Norwegian researcher Hilde Slåtten.
10. March 2016
Girls who perform well, have high ambitions, and eventually get psychological problems are often characterised as too good. However, the good girl syndrome is neither a clinical diagnosis nor an established academic term. What is it with the good girls?
15. December 2014

According to a new doctoral thesis, the answer to why pupils perform differently in school is not found by looking at girls and boys as separate groups.

12. May 2014

There is no doubt that boys and girls perform differently at school. But simply looking at gender in order to understand why is not enough.

17. September 2013

Boys in primary school talk about their feelings and hold hands. And they are very, very concerned about their bodies and appearance.

17. July 2011

A dedicated football player, a disciplined martial arts practitioner or a respected weightlifter? According to a recent Norwegian study, young girls are most concerned with their appearance as they become teenagers, but boys must do something to become young men. Their choice of activity is also a choice of masculine identity. 

04. November 2009

In the public debate Norwegian schools are criticized for being feminized. But according to Professor Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen, it is not the schools that are poorly suited to boys – it is the girls who are better suited to the demands of modern working life.

Publikasjoner

Forfatter(e):
Shutts, Kristin, Ben Kenward, Helena Falk, Anna Ivegran, and Christine Fawcett
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Langnes, Tonje F. og Kari Fasting
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Bjerrum Nielsen, Harriet
Publisert:
2017