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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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Nordic knowledge base highlights economic vulnerability in different stages of life

In conjunction with the summit of the UN Commission on the Status of Women NIKK publishes a knowledge base, focusing on this year’s theme of economic vulnerability.

 The knowledge base highlights a number of structural factors that favour men over women. There is also a need to understand how economic vulnerability affects the lives of different groups.  

Nordic knowledge base highlights economic vulnerability in different stages of life »


New Nordic co-operation projects in the LGBTI area granted funding

Following the 2023 call for proposals, the Nordic LGBTI Fund has awarded funding to three new co-operation projects. 

The projects will focus on the well-being of children and young people at school, economic equality for trans people, and LGBTI and ageing in the Nordic Region.

New Nordic co-operation projects in the LGBTI area granted funding »

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CALL OPEN

Nordic Gender Equality Fund seeks new projects in 2024!

NIKK is now looking for more projects that can contribute to the Nordic benefit.

The purpose of the Nordic Gender Equality Fund is to stimulate Nordic co-operation in the area of gender equality. Since its establishment in 2013, the fund has financed over 90 projects.

Nordic Gender Equality Fund seeks new projects in 2024! »


Summary of the 2023 Icelandic presidency

The year 2023 has come to an end and with it the Icelandic Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers.

During the Icelandic presidency, the focus has been on the rights of older LGBTI people, gender perspective on climate work and the working conditions of trans people.

Summary of the 2023 Icelandic presidency »

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“He went back into the closet”

New report on older LGBTI people in the Nordic countries

There is a lack of knowledge about the experiences and needs of older LGBTI people in the Nordic region. This is shown in a new report from NIKK on the living conditions of older LGBTI people and their encounters with health and social care.

“He went back into the closet” – new report on older LGBTI people in the Nordic countries »