Tagged: Gender

Norway’s most powerful woman

Kristin Skogen Lund, President of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) and Executive Director of Telenor, was named Norway’s most powerful woman by Kapital magazine. It is the first time that a business leader...

Regional differences in gender equality

The municipalities with most equality are mainly found in the central and inland area of Eastern Norway. Many municipalities with the most equality are also found in the municipalities of Sogn og Fjordane, Troms...

Social background has an impact on results

The marks of pupils that completed lower secondary education in 2009 vary significantly in relation to both gender and social background. Differences associated with parental level of education are most evident in theoretical subjects....

How Women Have Changed Norway’s Boardrooms

“It takes an open mind to incorporate the lessons that Norway can teach the rest of the world about the value of women on corporate boards,” writes Kate Sweetman on Hardvard Business Review. “Two years...