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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.

Ambivalent situation for gender studies in Hungary

2017-12-19 13:15

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In just a few years, gender and gender studies have gone from being a fairly cold to a super-hot topic in the Hungarian public deb...

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Ministers want to speed up the gender equality work in the EU

2017-12-08 10:52

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‘The gender equality work is moving way too slowly,’ said Swedish gender equality minister Åsa Régner during her opening speech at...

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Trans historical dialogue at the Swedish Forum for Human Rights

2017-12-06 09:39

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Trans history is a relatively new research field in academia. A great deal of the recording of history takes place outside of acad...

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Russian centre for gender research faces uncertain future

2017-11-16 15:13

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Russian authorities have suspended the operating licence of the European University at St Petersburg. The decision was made for un...

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‘Gender equality in the labour market requires a social infrastructure’

2017-11-02 10:25

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A country’s prosperity depends on the proportion of the population engaged in paid work, and without public child- and eldercare, ...

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Global outlook: Research on everyday life nuances image of Iraqi Kurdistan

2017-11-02 10:23

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Fashion shows, university parties, and hanging out in shopping malls and cafés are part of everyday urban middle class lives in Ir...

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“Sugar dating” – a phrase for a masculinity in which power means everything

2017-10-26 10:39

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Youths are tempted with the promises of a luxurious life with a “sugar daddy”, and older men are promised respect and admiration f...

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Global outlook: Gender researcher challenges the image of the Middle East and North Africa

2017-08-29 09:48

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Gender and women’s studies gained momentum at the beginning of 1970 in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Serin Fathi Shakhs...

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Portrait: From feminist marriage resistance to representation

2017-08-24 12:52

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In her PhD thesis, Anna Adeniji explored the feminist resistance to marriage and discovered how the marriage norm does not strike ...

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Growing interest in gender and gender equality creates new opportunities

2017-08-21 13:30

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2018 will be a special year in the fields of gender and gender equality in Sweden. The Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research wil...

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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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