Economy / Employment - - Multi-country

Gender and power in the Nordic countries, with focus on politics and business

05.06.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

This report forms part of the research project entitled "Gender and power in the Nordic countries", consisting of analysing the representation of women and men in decision-making positions in politics and business. It is aimed at policy-makers, researchers and students interested in Nordic gender equality policies. It analyses and interprets the data collected from a comparative perspective as well as the measures taken in several countries of the region in order to distribute social power and influence more evenly between genders. The report also includes a summary of the results from all the studies in the project.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Kirst Niskanen
  • Publishing house : Nordic Gender Institute (NIKK, in Swedish)
  • Publication date : 2011
  • Number of pages : 117
  • Language : English


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