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Evaluation of project about gender aware leadership in Higher Education. Format: pdf
Annual report from the Equality Ombudsman on aktivities and goals for the Agency during 2013. Format: pdf-file
Book that discusses aging and elderly care in a number of countries, for example Sweden, Spain and Germany....
Parental leave Act
Report on how the econoic crisis effect Swedish schools and teachers, and result in unemployment among teachers. Format: pdf-file
The report describe parents that use the parental leave in a gender equal way and the factos that increase the likelihodd that parents allocate parental benefit days between eachother....
These evaluation show that both the first and second reserved month increased fathers’ parental leave days.The results indicate that the parental benefit of caring for sick children is more equally di...
Country profile of Sweden - Gender Equality Index 2015
- Country profile: Gender Mainstreaming
Sweden’s Constitution sets out to combat discrimination, including, among others, on the grounds of gender in Article 2....
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The study is estimating both FGM prevalence and risk using a quantitative methodological approach....
The Nordic countries are often noted for their high level of gender equality. The media sector is no exception and it is true that almost 50 percent of Swedish journalists are female....