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What’s going on in Swedish gender research and in national research policy? How is our work with gender mainstreaming progressing? What’s the latest news about our gender mainstreaming work? We write about new research, keep an eye on the developments in research policy, provide in-depth analyses and gather information about upcoming events and opportunities for project funding.

Ministers’ Criticism against Hungary’s Treatment of CEU

2017-06-19 14:24

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Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Minister of Higher Education and Research, and Marita Ulvskog, member of the European Parliament, critic...

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The professor who surveys the history of women’s movement

2017-06-16 14:12

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Ulla Manns is a groundbreaking historian of Swedish women’s movement in the nineteenth century. The subject suffered from a dearth...

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The Secretariat is arranging a conference on working life for EU gender equality ministers

2017-06-14 16:53

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Sweden’s Minister for Gender Equality Åsa Regnér wishes to focus on matters of gender equality during the EU Social Summit for Fai...

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Attack on gender studies despite rejection of hoax article

2017-06-12 13:59

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The hoax article “The Conceptual Penis as a Social Construct” was rejected by the academic journal NORMA: International Journal fo...

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Homonationalism in French election campaign

2017-04-20 14:33

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Marine Le Pen will likely become one of the two final presidential candidates in France’s presidential election, after the first r...

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Portrait: Pioneer who knows resistance

2017-04-12 12:26

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She sees it as important to share the research on the gender power structure also outside the academic world. To her, knowledge is...

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Feminism that sells

2017-04-06 15:22

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An increasing number of celebrities are expressing a commitment to feminism, fashion companies have made norm-breaking a sport, an...

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The Danish Kvinfo library threatened by closure

2017-03-23 15:21

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On Monday 20 March, the Danish Minister of Culture decided to close the library function of Kvinfo, Denmark's equivalent to the Sw...

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Portrait: She is asking who gets to call a place home

2017-02-16 13:19

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To Fataneh Farahani, associate professor of Ethnology at Stockholm University, home is a complex concept that she struggled with b...

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The right to abortion both threatened and defended

2017-02-15 11:44

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At the same time as President Trump enacts laws that make it harder for women to have an abortion in the US and the world, the Swe...

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Academic boycott against USA

2017-02-10 16:03

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Last week, an open letter from an international collective of researchers and academics called for a boycott of academic conferenc...

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