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The study reviews from a gender equality perspective the recent governments’ objectives and measures for the reconciliation of work and family in gender equality policy, family policy and working life...
This report summarizes studies of gender equality, working life and reconciliation of work and family
A working group has evaluated the child care system and has outlined recommendations to reform the care system and allowence to more flexible direction. Format: pdf-file
The Action Plan for Gender Equality 2012–2015 of the Finnish government collates the most important measures by which the government promotes equality between women and men and combats gender-based di...
This survey is based on the governmental progrem for equal pay. It identifies research gaps in equal pay and gives a state-of-the-art report on the labour market situations of men and women....
This report summarizes the working conditions in the Finnish society between 1977 and 2008 Format: pdf-file
This paper analyzes the effects of job displacement on fertility using Finnish longitudinal employer-employee data (FLEED) matched to birth records. We distinguish between male and female job losses....
The study analyses the regulations, hinders and consequences of parental leaves from the perspectives of mothers, fathers and work organizations. Format: pdf-file
Country profile of Finland - Gender Equality Index 2015
- Country profile: Gender Mainstreaming
The implementation of gender mainstreaming in Finland can be considered to date back to 1980–1985, when the Finnish government’s first Action Plan for Gender Equality stated that promoting gender equa...
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Gender pay gap ...