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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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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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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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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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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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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