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Anette Trettebergstuen
Anette Trettebergstuen Member of Parliament, Norway
iKNOW Politics speaks with Anette Trettebergstuen, Member of parliament from Norway about including youth and wowmen in parliament and politics at large.

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Drude Dahlerup is a Political Science Professor at Stockholm University and has written extensively on Women's Political Representation, Gender quotas, women's movement,  women in political parties and women as voters. Professor Dahlerup was the...

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Parliamentary elections will be held in Norway on 14 September 2009. The Storting, or Parliament, is Norway’s democratically elected national assembly. 169 representatives are elected for a four-year period of office. Their duty is to represent the...

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Hege Haukeland Member of Parliament Norway
iKNOW Politics speaks with Hege Haukeland, Member of Parliament from Norway, about women's political participation, women in parliament and the involvement of youth in politics.
Keynote Speech by Helen Clark onThe Effect of the Global Financial Crisis on WomenAt the International ConferenceCelebrating the Centenary of Women’s Right to Vote in NorwayOslo, Norway We invite you to read the full speech published November 15,...

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The film highlights the cases of prominent women leaders from Burundi, Canada, Ireland, Jordan, Namibia, Norway, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa and Uganda. In each of the profiled testimonials, women share their personal journeys in politics...

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'Maybe women deserve men setting the agenda," a conservative female politician said Friday as emotions ran high over a study that showed men know more about politics than women, and that the gender gap was wider in Norway than in comparable...
The participation of women in key decision-making processes related to peace and security is a goal in itself. Their contribution is also important in preventing, managing and resolving conflict, and not least in building up societies after conflict...
Norway created its first ever female-majority government Friday with a reshuffle caused by the resignation of the country's Oil Minister, the government said. To read the full article, please visit the Live PR's Website.
Norway boasts the highest proportion of women on boards anywhere in the world, up from 6% in 2001. By comparison, in the UK 11.5% of FTSE 100 directors were female in 2007 and the proportion among the US's Fortune 500 firms is 14.8%. Last week...
Norway now leads the globe in gender equality at board level, with a higher percentage of women at the uppermost echelons of its firms than any other country. The change was achieved by introducing tough legislation threatening to close publicly...

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A total of 1644 women candidates (40.28%) will compete for a seat in the Parliament of Norway in the upcoming elections on September 9. The percentage of women candidates has fallen by 2% compared to last elections. There are a total of 4081...
It is often said that in Nordic countries gender equality has been achieved to a great extent than in other countries. In Norway, gender equality especially in a political sphere is highly achieved and more women have been successful as politicians...
The presentation given by Åshild Marie Vige fropm the Norwegian Children and Youth Council on "Barriers to political participation, focusing on the issues of diversity and discrimination faced by many youth when attempting to engage in the political...

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This guide is provides recommendations on the development of realistic action plans on women, peace and security. The guide is designed as a resource for governments, United Nations and regional organisations as well as non-governmental...

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Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics