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Minority women in the Nordic countries: Report from a dialogue meeting between Nordic minority women
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2004 (English)Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

This report is the result of a dialogue meeting between Nordic women with an immigrant background which was held in Oslo on 7–8 October 2002, the first of its kind in the Nordic countries. The conference was initiated by the Ministry of Children and Family Affairs in Norway, as a part of following up the Nordic Action Plan for Gender equality in 2002. The conference was financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers. The Centre for Gender Equality was responsible for planning and holding the dialogue meeting, and for producing this report. Objective for the conference were:• to help improve the position of minority women, and increase their influence and power by seeing minority women’s situation from the perspective of integration and equality• the objective of the conference was to elucidate areas, methods and measures for improving the opportunities for women in the Nordic countries with a multicultural background to exercise power and influence in both the public and private sphere • contribute to highlight the position of minority women in the development of new political areas where equality between men and women is the theme• give representatives of minority organisations or other organisations working on matters of equality and integration the opportunity to discuss current problems officially, and not least, to establish a dialogue with Nordic ministers responsible for gender equality. Recommendations from the participants in the meeting will be the foundation for the further work with gender equality in a multicultural Nordic area.

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Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers , 2004. , 100 p.
ANP, 2004:713
Keyword [fi]
maahanmuutto ja kotoutuminen, tasa-arvo
Keyword [da]
Indvandring og integration, Ligestilling
Keyword [is]
Innflytjendur og samþætting, Jafnrétti
Keyword [no]
Innvandring og integrasjon, Likestilling
Research subject
Immigration and integration; Gender equality
URN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-1163ISBN: 92-893-0979-2OAI: diva2:701482
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