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Progress of gender equality in Denmark
Denmark scores 77.8 out of 100 points in EIGE's Gender Equality Index 2021. Find out why and explore all the scores on our website.
Gender statistics on Denmark
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Translations of EIGE's work in Danish
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In 2012 the national action plan on gender equality (prepared by Manu Sareen) among other things focus on gender equality being about boys and men as well (with special attention directed towards secu...
The aim of this Ph.D.-thesis is to illuminate the significance of gender in work life from the perspective that work life is one of the main arenas where gender is shaped....
Each year, the guidelines for Danish gender equality policy are presented to the Danish Parliament in the Minister for Gender Equality’s Report on the past year and the action plan for the coming year...
Report on Denmark - Leave policies and Research Format: pdf-file
The Family and Working Life Commission (assigned in December 2005) was to map and analyse the demands of a modern family on the functioning of the Danish labour market, public and private service, and...
Article about the take up of maternity/paternity/parental leave in Denmark. Format: pdf-file
In the action plan for 2013 there was no longer talk of earmarking leave for fathers....
Despite relatively generous coverage of the over-65 population, Danish home help services receive regular criticism in the media and public opinion polls....
In 2009 the national action plan on gender equality (prepared by Karen Jespersen) there is a specific focus on how to get more men to take paternal leave and securing work- and life balance among men ...
Article about the negotiation of leave at Danish workplaces. Focus is on parental leave, fathers' quota, workplace cultures, famlily friendliness.