News, archive 2006

60 million for gender research

2006-12-18 16:40

The Universities of Uppsala, Umeå and Linköping were the winners of the call for proposals for "Centers of Gender Excellence". The international panel of judges was impressed by Swedish research.

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The hymen – only a myth

2006-08-28 14:56

There is no such thing as the hymen. It is only a myth, say Carola Eriksson and Monica Christianson, midwives and doctoral students at Umeå University.

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Few women professors in Sweden

2006-08-28 14:51

Why is it that Sweden and Norway - countries that have invested actively in gender equality for a long time – have not been as successful as the Baltic countries or many Eastern European or Mediterranean countries?

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Fundings for excellent gender research

2006-08-23 09:40

The Swedish Research Council offers funding for what have been called Centers of Gender Excellence. The funds may amount to four million SEK per year for five years.

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Ministerial Conference on Gender Equality

2006-06-09 14:27

The 6th European Ministerial Conference on Equality between Women and Men: "Human rights and economic challenges in Europe - gender equality" is taking place in Stockholm, 8-9 June 2006.

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Portrait: Paulina de los Reyes

2006-05-09 13:56

Paulina de los Reyes published three books last year, and she is an expert for the government's investigation on discrimination. 'lntersectionality' is a key word for this economic historian, in whose view categories such as gender and ethnicity interact when power is created.

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