Few initiatives specifically targeting young people who have sex for compensation in the Nordic countries

2019-11-21 | Young people who have sex for compensation are a vulnerable, particularly preyed-on group, but in the Nordic countries few specifically targeted social initiatives are offered to this group. This is shown in a new report entitled Young People, Vulnerabilities and Prostitution/Sex for Compensation in the Nordic Countries. Other main findings are that more young men than women report experience of sex for compensation and that the proportion of young LGBTI people who report experiencing it is higher than the proportion of young people who do not identify as LGBTI who report such experiences. »

#MeToo Moving forward: International conference on combatting sexual harassment

2019-08-09 | What impact has the #MeToo movement had so far and how do we move forward? These are some of the issues discussed at the international conference #MeToo Moving forward in Reykjavik 17-19 of September. The conference is a part of the Icelandic Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2019 and is organised in collaboration with RIKK, Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference at the University of Iceland. »

Focus on men and gender equality in Tórshavn in June

2019-05-16 | In June, the Nordic region will join forces on gender equality as they meet for two days of events in Tórshavn in the Faeroe Islands. The focus will be the role of men in promoting gender equality and its development in Iceland and the Faeroe Islands. The Icelandic presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers together with the Prime Minister’s Office in Iceland and the Ministry of Social Affairs in the Faroe Islands will play host to these events. »

Nordic focus on the gender effect of parental leave at CSW63

2019-03-08 | It’s only when women and men share family responsibilities equally that we can achieve economic gender equality. This is the message of the Nordic ministers for gender equality at the UN Commission on the Status of Women, CSW63. Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir will be initiating joint Nordic efforts to reach the UN Agenda 2030’s goal on gender equality. »


2020/10/15 @ 10:26
Idag är det tre år sedan metoo startade och blixtsnabbt spreds över världen. Vi uppmärksammar dagen med att publicera "Sexuellt trakasserad på jobbet: En nordisk forskningsöversikt i korthet". #nordicsolutions #nordicequality NIKKtweet photo
2020/09/18 @ 12:55
Today it's #EqualPayDay NIKK's report "Equal pay in the Nordic countries – the law and policy strategies" sheds light on the area of equal pay in the Nordic countries.

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#EqualPay #NordicEquality
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2020/08/19 @ 7:05
Nordic Gender Equality Fund's targeted call for proposals is open!

Looking for project partners to combat gender segregation in the labour market with? Participate in our digital information meeting September 15!

#labourmarket #genderequality #nrpol
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2020/08/17 @ 11:13
Idag öppnar Nordisk jämställdhetsfonds nya programutlysning för ansökningar!

Letar du efter projektpartners att motverka den könssegregerade arbetsmarknaden med? Delta i vårt digitala informationsmöte 15:e september.

#nrpol #arbpol #arbetsliv
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2020/06/18 @ 8:34
I år utlyser Nordiska ministerrådet medel till aktörer i Norden som samarbetar för att motverka könssegregeringen på arbetsmarknaden. Totalt ska fyra miljoner danska kronor fördelas till nordiska samarbetsprojekt: NIKKtweet photo
2020/05/14 @ 10:46
Vad vet vi egentligen om sexuella trakasserier? Ny nordisk rapport om sexuella trakasserier i arbetslivet presenterar aktuell kunskap och identifierar vidare kunskapsbehov: #nrpol #nordicequality #MeToo
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2020/03/18 @ 9:34
Applications are open for funding from the Nordic Gender Equality Fund! Send in your application by March 31st:

#NordicEquality #NordicSolutions #nrpol #funding #grants
2019/09/19 @ 9:09
"We need to look into the perpetrators, who are they and what structures and what behavior from us, as bystanders, are allowing and helping them to harass?" Fredrik Bondestam, NIKK, on the need to investigate the perpetrators, at #MeTooReykjavik #NordicEquality #NordicSolutions NIKKtweet photo
2019/09/19 @ 9:05
"There has to be a stop to using strategies that we, through research, know are not working." Fredrik Bondestam, NIKK and the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research at #MeTooReykjavik #NordicEquality #NordicSolutions NIKKtweet photo
2019/09/19 @ 8:35
Interesting talks and statements ar the session The Nordic counties and #MeToo, right now at #MeTooReykjavik #NordicEquality #NordicSolutions NIKKtweet photo
2019/09/19 @ 8:19
"don't talk to me about 'violence against women', then your missing a very important part - the male perpetrators responsible for the violence" Gudrun Jonsdottir, women's shelter @stigamot, on perpetrators, a perspective oddly often forgotten. #MeTooReykjavik #NordicEquality NIKKtweet photo
2019/09/19 @ 6:35
"The study shows that harassment from colleagues are the hardest to handle and where routines are lacking" Helene from @mittOmbud on their Nordic project on sexual harassment in the restaurant and hotel industry. Right now at #MeTooReykjavik! #NordicEquality #NordicSolutions NIKKtweet photo
2019/09/19 @ 6:27
Amelie from @SexogSamfund and Frida from Friends, both working with youth in their projects on sexual harassment. Read more about all the projects funded by the Nordic Gender Equality Fund: #MeTooReykjavik #NordicEquality #NordicSolutions NIKKtweet photo
2019/09/19 @ 6:14
So all Nordic Gender Equality Fund projects working against sexual harassment are here! Here's Amelie from @SexogSamfund talking about the project on youth driven prevention. #MeTooReykjavik #NordicEquality #NordicSolutions NIKKtweet photo
2019/09/19 @ 6:03
Our workshop Nordic cooperation starts in Stemma at #MeTooReykjavik right now! Make sure you come through! #NordicEquality #NordicSolutions NIKKtweet photo

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