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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.

Publications (33/33)

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

2020 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 »

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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 – a precondition for gender equality: Nordic initiatives in the aftermath of #MeToo

2019 Sexism, sexual harassment and other forms of gender-based harassment constitute obstacles to gender equality in the Nordic countries. Ending sexual harassment – a precondition for gender equality: Nordic initiatives in the aftermath of #MeToo highlights a sample of measures to combat sexual harassment, taken by the Nordic co-operation as well as on national level in »

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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. »

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Review: What does the law say about Me Too?

2018 In all Nordic countries, employers are required to prevent and respond appropriately to sexual harassment in the workplace. Nevertheless, the problem remains widespread, as has become increasingly clear in connection with the #MeToo campaign. In this review, we identify the laws that apply in the Nordic countries. »

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Fact sheet: Who is working and when?

2018 In the Nordic countries, part-time work is much more common among women than men. This affects both the gender equality in the labour market and the economic opportunities available to women and men. Within the framework of the project Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region, NIKK has with three research reports made a thorough review of »

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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. »

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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 »