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...