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Co-operation for gender equality in working life


This summary presents results from co-operation projects financed by the Fund that have contributed to gender equality in the workplace. The purpose of this summary is to share knowledge and experience from these projects in order to increase their impact so that they will benefit more people, and to inspire others to participate in Nordic co-operation projects.

The summary has been prepared by Nordic Information on Gender (NIKK), which is a co-operation body under the Nordic Council of Ministers. NIKK has the task of managing the Nordic Gender Equality Fund.

Sexually harassed at work – A brief overview of the research in the Nordic countries


Sexual harassment is a major social problem in working life in the Nordic countries, which the #MeToo calls for action in autumn 2017 demonstrated in particular. This publication is a shorter version of the report Sexually harassed at work – An overview of the research in the Nordic countries. The report is based on a systematic review of the research literature from the Nordic countries in the period 2014–2019.

The purpose of this publication is to briefly present the current knowledge about sexual harassment in the workplace in the Nordic countries, while also making apparent key knowledge gaps where more research is needed. The publication is produced by NIKK, Nordic Information on Gender.

Summary: Equal Pay in the Nordic countries – the law and policy strategies.


This is a summary of the report Equal Pay in the Nordic countries – the law and policy strategies.

The report sheds light on the Nordic countries’ policy strategies and legislation in the area of equal pay and is based on interviews with researchers in the field, experts and professionals.

Equal pay in The Nordic countries – the law and policy strategies


Pay differences between the sexes constitute one of the biggest obstacles to achieving gender equality in the Nordic countries. Equal pay in the Nordic countries – the law and policy strategies sheds light on the Nordic countries’ policy strategies and legislation in the area of equal pay.

The publication is produced by NIKK, Nordic Information on Gender, and is based on interviews with researchers in the field, experts and professionals.

Read our short summary of the report.

Latest updated 28 September 2020