Politics

Politics

01. December 2016
They demonstrated in order to secure their children’s future in Norway, but the protest was used against them as mothers. “Who is allowed to be politically active and how is a much more gendered issue than we’d like to think,” says Synnøve Bendixsen.
17. March 2016
The anti-discrimination legislation is more powerful than ever. Yet freedom of faith and religion is still more important than women’s rights in Norway, according to a new PhD thesis.
18. December 2007

Norway’s demand for 40 per cent female board members is unique. How could such a radical gender equality measure be implemented in a business world which is opposed to quotas? And by a minister from the anti-quota right wing party Høyre?

09. November 2005

In Norway, the local council, the county parliament and the national parliament are all a long way from achieving a gender balance among their elected representatives. But now, it has been achieved in the Sámi parliament. In the autumn elections of 2005 the ratio of women in the Sámi parliament increased from 18 to 51 per cent. And for the first time a woman, Aili Keskitalo, has been chosen as the Sámi Parliament president. What happened?

13. October 2005

Political committees in Norwegian local authorities should have a representation of at least 40 per cent of each sex. In practice, however, it does not work like this. The law on quotas often has to yield to arguments that it constitutes a threat to local democracy. Ingrid Guldvik has written her doctoral thesis on quotas and gender justice.

Publikasjoner

Forfatter(e):
Jacqui, True & Aida A. Hozić
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Holmström, Charlotta and May-Len Skilbrei
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Kosunen, Niina, Anna-Rosa Asikainen, Guðný Gústafsdóttir og HeidiHaggrén
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Kolås, Åshild
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Daybell James & Svante Norrhem (Eds.)
Publisert:
2017