Tagged: women’s rights

Marathon champ Grete Waitz dead at 57

Grete Waitz, Norway’s most outstanding long-distance runner and “Queen of the New York City Marathon,” died in the early hours of Tuesday morning at the age of 57, after a long fight with cancer. Waitz was...

Norway congratulates new head of UNICEF

Norway congratulates Anthony Lake on his appointment as new head of the UNICEF.  UNICEF is an important partner for Norway in its efforts to promote children’s rights. “The United Nations has made a good...

In Norway, Law Promotes Women In Boardroom

In Norway, gender diversity in the boardroom isn’t just a nice idea, it’s the law: The boards of all publicly traded and public limited companies in Norway must have at least 40 percent female...