Global development

Global development

30. May 2017
While western couples get their longed-for child, Indian surrogate mothers are left with a feeling of having sacrificed more than they have gained. Surrogacy can never become a win-win situation, according to anthropologist Kristin Engh Førde.
11. May 2017
Oversimplified perceptions of gender roles in war and conflict reproduce gender stereotypes and existing inequalities, according to researcher Maria Eriksson Baaz.
05. January 2017
Although women play a central role in the fishing industry in many parts of the world, their contribution has not been sufficiently recognised. Now, the gender perspective on fishing is finally asserting itself.
19. December 2016
The introduction of electricity in India and Afghanistan may save lives and reduce the oppression of women. But the picture is far from black and white.
12. December 2008

HIV and AIDS strike more African women than men, and the consequences of being open about one’s disease may be greater for women. Norwegian researchers have looked at how this affects whether women in Malawi show up for prenatal check-ups.

17. January 2007

Getting pregnant can be dangerous, if you are poor and live in a country where women are little valued. In Somalia and Sierra Leone, every seventh woman dies during pregnancy. Berit Austveg, specialist in community medicine, has written a book about what she calls the world’s greatest social injustice: maternal mortality.

Publikasjoner

Forfatter(e):
Kolås, Åshild
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Kolås, Åshild
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Ortenblad, Anders, Raili Marling & Snjezana Vasiljevic
Publisert:
2016
Forfatter(e):
Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal, Kartika Sari Juniwaty & Linda Helgesson Sekei
Publisert:
2016