Equal Opportunities

Trafficking in women and children is a modern form of slavery. Each year many thousand women and children are taken from one country to another, often from Eastern to Western Europe, as a part of a trade in human beings. While the primary purpose of this trade is sexual exploitation, it also serves as a source of illicit labour. Read more >

The UNDP Human Development Index 2003 ranks Norway second only to Iceland in terms of its economic and political gender equality. Among other things, Norway has a high percentage of women serving a...