Description

Gender is an important parameter for understanding both demographic and economic development in relatively isolated areas. How is gender equality and equal participation in paid work and care for the family negotiated in communities characterised by geographic isolation? The new report “Equality in Isolated Labour Markets” investigates these issues in places in Denmark, the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Subject

gender equality, labour markets, small island societies, demographics

Period14 Sep 2020

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleGender equality efforts crucial for the future of rural areas
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletNIKK Nordic Information on Gender
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Sizeonline webside
    CountrySweden
    Date14/09/2020
    DescriptionGender is an important parameter for understanding both demographic and economic development in relatively isolated areas. How is gender equality and equal participation in paid work and care for the family negotiated in communities characterised by geographic isolation? The new report “Equality in Isolated Labour Markets” investigates these issues in places in Denmark, the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
    Producer/AuthorSusanna Young Håkansson
    URLhttps://nikk.no/en/news/gender-equality-efforts-crucial-for-the-future-of-rural-areas/
    PersonsHelene Pristed Nielsen

Keywords

  • gender equality
  • labour markets
  • isolated areas
  • demographics
  • Nordic countries