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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...

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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...

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FINNISH ambassador to Zambia Pertti Anttinen is concerned about low levels of women’s participation in politics in Zambia. Mr Anttinen also said Zambia should recommit itself to enhancing gender...

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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...

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Case Study Resource
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,...

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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...
International Agreement and Action Plans Resource
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...
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,...
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...
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...

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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...
Case Study Resource
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...
Guide / Training Material Resource
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...

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Guide / Training Material Resource
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...