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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.

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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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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