LGBT rights in Norway
Norway, like most of Scandinavia, is very liberal in regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights and it also became the first country in the world to enact an anti-discrimination law p...
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Women's rights in Norway
The feminist movement in Norway has made significant progress in reforming laws and social customs in the nation, benefiting the women of Norway.
In 1840, women status was considered as incapable,...
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Dag Øistein Endsjø
Dag Øistein Endsjø (born 11 November 1968 in Ann Arbor, Michigan) is a Norwegian professor in religious studies at the University of Bergen, Norway. and a human rights advocate.
He is primarily k...
Liland Affair
The Liland Affair was a Norwegian murder trial, for the 1969 double murder in Fredrikstad, which gave rise to a miscarriage of justice.It started in December 1969, when two men were found murdered wit...
Nordic Gender Institute
The Nordic Gender Institute (NIKK) (Norwegian: Nordisk institutt for kunnskap om kjønn), previously Nordic Institute for Women's Studies and Gender Research, was a transnational resource and informati...
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Italian title: Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo, lit. "The Good, the Ugly, the Bad") is a 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone, starring Cl...
Holocaust in Norway
In 1941—1942 during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany, there were at least 2,173 Jews in Norway. At least 775 of them were arrested, detained, and/or deported. More than half of the Norwegians ...
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The Jewish community of Oslo et al. v. Norway
The Jewish community of Oslo et al. v. Norway (Communication No. 30/2003) was a case decided by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in 2005.
In 2000, a group known as the ...
Murder of Benjamin Hermansen
Benjamin Hermansen (May 29, 1985 – January 26, 2001) was a Norwegian-born Ghanaian boy whose father was born in Ghana, his mother was Norwegian. He was stabbed to death at Holmlia in Oslo, Norwa...
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The Holocaust in Norway
In 1941—1942 during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany, there were at least 2,173 Jews in Norway. At least 775 of them were arrested, detained, and/or deported. More than half of the Norwegians ...
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Human trafficking in Norway
Norway is a destination and to a lesser extent, a transit and origin country for women and girls subjected to human trafficking, specifically forced prostitution and men and women in conditions of for...
Christian Krohg
Christian Krohg (13 August 1852 – 16 October 1925), was a Norwegian naturalist painter, illustrator, author and journalist.
Krohg was the son of lawyer and statesman Georg Anton Krohg (1817–73) an...
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Norwegian Association for Women's Rights
The Norwegian Association for Women's Rights (Norwegian: Norsk Kvinnesaksforening, NKF) is a Norwegian nonpartisan political advocacy organisation and Norway's oldest and preeminent women's rights...
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Jan Egeland
Jan Egeland (born 12 September 1957) is a Norwegian politician, formerly of the Labour party. He has been the Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council since August 2013. He was previously th...
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Abortion in Norway
The legality of and public opinion toward abortion in Norway has changed dramatically in the last 100 years. Current Norwegian legislation and public health policy provides for abortion on demand in t...
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LGBT parenting
LGBT parenting refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people parenting one or more children. This includes children raised by same-sex couples (same-sex parenting), children raised b...
Death of Eugene Ejike Obiora
Eugene Ejike Obiora (February 25, 1958 – September 7, 2006) was a naturalized Norwegian citizen, originally from Nigeria. The first-born of 10 siblings, he had lived in Norway for more than 20 years.O...
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Fritz Moen
Fritz Yngvar Moen (December 17, 1941 – March 28, 2005) was a Norwegian man wrongfully convicted for two distinct felony murders, serving a total of 18 years in prison. After the overturn of the ...
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Capital punishment in Norway
Capital punishment in Norway (Norwegian: dødsstraff) was abolished in 1979 and constitutionally prohibited in 2014. The penal code/the criminal law of 1902, in force from 1905, abolished capital p...
Odd F. Lindberg
Odd F. Lindberg (born 1945) is a Norwegian freelance journalist, Arctic explorer and film maker.
Lindberg had been making documentaries and worked as a journalist, author and photographer until 19...
The Song of the Red Ruby
The Song of the Red Ruby (Sangen om den røde rubin, 1956) is a Norwegian novel written by Agnar Mykle. It's a story of the young Ask Burlefot's personal ride through shame and letdowns that eventually...
Prostitution in Norway
Prostitution (Prostitusjon) in Norway is illegal, in that offering consideration for sexual services (seksuelle tjenester or seksuelle ytelser), but not selling sex, is a criminal offence. The Norwegi...