Series: Nordic Council of Ministers
Author(s): Guðný Björk Eydal, Berit Brandth, Ann-Zofie Duvander, Johanna Lammi-Taskula, Tine Rostgaard, and Ingólfur V. Gíslason
Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers
Publication Date: 01 June 2012
Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Area of Gender Equality, Nordic Societies, Childcare, Household, Rights and Obligations
The Nordic countries are often seen as pioneers in the area of gender equality. It is true that the position of women in Nordic societies is generally stronger than in the rest of the world. There is an explicit drive in mos...