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Nordic Information on Gender (NIKK) is a co-operation body under the Nordic Council of Ministers. We gather and communicate knowledge about policy and practice, facts and research in the area of gender equality and equal rights for LGBTI people with a Nordic and cross-sectorial perspective.


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Open Call about Welfare Resilience

How can the Nordic Region develop welfare and welfare services based on important needs both today and in the future?

The Nordic Council of Ministers is now opening a call for proposals, aimed at doctoral students and PhD researchers who are active in the Nordic Region. 

Open Call about Welfare Resilience »


Apply for Nordic funding for efforts to improve conditions for LGBTI people

This autumn, the Nordic LGBTI Fund opens up for applications for funding for the fourth time.

The fund’s purpose is to promote Nordic co-operation within the field and to improve conditions for LGBTI people in the region. The call is open between 2 September and 1 October 2024.

Apply for Nordic funding for efforts to improve conditions for LGBTI people »


New report sheds light on working life conditions for trans people in the Nordic region

To increase knowledge of the working life conditions for trans people and the underlying factors that affect their employment, NIKK has summarised the field of knowledge in the Nordic countries in a new report. 

Trans people are a particularly vulnerable group and face various obstacles throughout their lives, not least in working life, where they experience worse conditions as a group than the majority population. 

New report sheds light on working life conditions for trans people in the Nordic region »


New Nordic report: Preventing sexual harassment at work

Sexual harassment and prevention in the Nordic workplace was the focus of a two-year Nordic research initiative.

Several projects have developed new methods and tools in collaboration with labour market stakeholders, managers and employees. The results are now available in a new report from NIKK.

New Nordic report: Preventing sexual harassment at work »


Key messages on older LGBTI people’s inter­actions with health and social care

NIKK is now launching a publication that provides an introduction to the state of knowledge in the field of older LGBTI people’s living conditions.

The publication summarises the state of knowledge in the field and how researchers and other experts describe problems and identify actions required for change. 

Key messages on older LGBTI people’s inter­actions with health and social care »



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