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Here you will find research reports, fact sheets and other publications that NIKK has produced in collaboration with researchers and writers since 2013.


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Sexually harassed at work: An overview of the research in the Nordic countries

Sexual harassment is a major societal problem in the working life of the Nordic region, testified to us by the Metoo movement in 2017. The research overview has been compiled on behalf of the Nordic Council of Ministers for Gender Equality. The purpose is to report on current knowledge about sexual harassment in working life in the Nordic countries and to identify knowledge gaps and thus serve as a basis for an upcoming Nordic research initiative.

Sexually harassed at work: An overview of the research in the Nordic countries


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Young people, vulnerabilities and prostitution

Young people’s experiences of prostitution are often gained well out of sight and usually outside the traditional arenas for prostitution. NIKK’s project “Young women and men, vulnerability and prostitution” aims to compile and analyse the available knowledge about young people with experience of offering sex for money in all Nordic countries. The report is published in November 2019.

Young people, vulnerabilities and prostitution/Sex for compensation in the Nordic countries »


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Summary: Equal Pay in the Nordic countries – the law and policy strategies. (2019)

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 (2019)

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 >>

Sexually harassed at work: An overview of the research in the Nordic countries (2020)

The research overview is based on a systematic review of research and other relevant literature from the Nordic countries between the years 2014–2019. >>

Young people, vulnerabilities and prostitution/sex for compensation in the Nordic countries (2019)

NIKK's project "Young women and men, vulnerabilities and prostitution", knowledge about young people with experiences of prostitution is mapped and analyzed in all Nordic countries. >>

Ending sexual harassment (2019)

This report compile initiatives taken to counter sexual harassment in the Nordic region, both within the Nordic co-operation and at the national level in the Nordic countries. >>

Fact sheet: Parenthood, violence prevention and masculinity norms (2018)

This fact sheet demonstrates masculinity research, points to political initiatives made, and includes examples of Nordic collaborations within the field. >>

Review: What does the law say about Me Too? (2018)

In this review, NIKK identify the laws that apply in the Nordic countries concerning sexual harassment. >>

Fact sheet: Parenthood, violence prevention and masculinity norms (2018)

This fact sheet demonstrates masculinity research, points to political initiatives made, and includes examples of Nordic collaborations within the field. >>

Fact sheet: Who is working and when? (2018)

This fact sheet summarises the three reports on Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region. >>

Fact sheet: Shared and paid parental leave (2018)

Nordic fathers take more parental leave than fathers anywhere else in the world. >>

Fact sheet: Flexible work arrangements (2018)

The Nordic countries have a strong tradition of collective bargaining, which has resulted in relatively good working conditions, flexible working hours and the right to paid vacation. >>

Fact sheet: Leadership and equal opportunities at work (2018)

Equal opportunities in the workplace have been high on the Nordic political agenda since the 1970s. Many initiatives have been launched to ensure women and men’s equal opportunities at work and for leadership at all levels. Today the Nordic region stands tall in international rankings on gender equality at work. >>

Fact sheet: Subsidised childcare for all (2018)

The introduction of quality, affordable childcare is a key reason so many women are in paid employment in the Nordic countries. Subsidised childcare for all A distinctive feature of Nordic childcare is that it is available to all children – regardless of family structure, finances and parents’ employment. Childcare in the Nordic region is provided >>

One year after Me Too

This survey highlights initiatives and action taken by the Nordic and Baltic countries to deal with and prevent sexual harassment in the wake of the Me Too movement One year after Me Too The survey was developed on the initiative of the Swedish presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2018. It highlights initiatives >>

The Nordic gender effect at work

The Nordic Gender Effect at Work briefs share the collective Nordic experience in investing in gender equality including parental leave, childcare, flexible work arrangements, leadership and equal opportunities at work, and seek to make further progress through cooperation. >>

Online hate speech (2017)

The study of legal regulation of online hate speech in the Nordic countries was carried out by Nordic Information on Gender (NIKK) at the request of the Nordic Council of Ministers. >>

Fact sheet: Who gets to speak their mind in the Nordic countries? (2017)

How can the public sphere become a place for everyone? >>

Part-time work in the Nordic region III (2016)

This third report is an introductory study to part-time work and gender in the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland Islands. >>

Fact sheet: Why dads take parental leave (2016)

This factsheet from NIKK explains what the parental insurance system looks like in the Nordic countries and how its design affects fathers’ use of it. >>

Fact sheet: Gender equality in the Nordic media (2014)

How gender equal is the Nordic media? >>

Fact sheet: Part-time culture and full time norm (2015)

Fact sheet about paths to gender-equal working time in the Nordic countries. >>

Part-time work in the Nordic region II (2014)

This second report is a research overview on the arguments used to explain the relation between part-time work and gender in the Nordic countries. >>

Fact sheet: Who wants to live in the Nordic peripheral areas? (2015)

The Nordic countries are facing numerous challenges, some of which are specific to the more peripheral areas. Examples include changed living conditions in the wake of global changes, economic regression, loss of employment opportunities and more. >>

Fact sheet: Part-time culture and full time norm (2015)

Fact sheet about paths to gender-equal working time in the Nordic countries. >>

Fact sheet: Part-time work – different economic effects for women and men (2014)

This fact sheet sums up the report Part-Time Work, Gender and Economic Distribution in the Nordic Countries. >>

Fact sheet: Full-time or part-time work? (2015)

Different possibilities for women and men in the Nordic countries >>

Part-time work in the Nordic region I (2014)

This project was part of NIKK’s assignment to gather and distribute comparative information that can inform political discussions related to gender equality. >>

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