The currency is the Krone Crown. Indeed, in 2002 the finance minister officially registered his partnership and met little public opposition. If the employee receives a salary from the employer during the time of leave, the time off is considered as a paid leave. Norway is a constitutional monarchy that divides responsibility between the parliament Storting and the King's Council of State, which consists of a prime minister and other ministers of state. In 1882, Norway had 30,000 departures from a population of 1. Of 18 county council chairpersons, who traditionally have been men, there are now three women.
In 1863, a new law is passed on the age of majority that succeeds that of 1845: women attained the age of majority at 25 years, as well as men. The culture of the rural peasants was not the culture of the intellectual elite, but the elites reinterpreted and identified with that tradition. With the institutionalization of parental leave from employment, both parents can be available to provide care for infants. Photo: Stine Bøe The history of equality is intertwined with the history of the Norwegian nation, and the scholars have been concerned with both national issues and equality, says Hilde Danielsen, who has been the project leader of the book. The Gender Equality Ombud The establishment of a special Gender Equality Ombud has made Norway known throughout the world as a country that values gender equality.
This may be important in the case of farms and other significant property. The first to do so were the female matchstick workers. In other words there should never be less than 40 per cent women on a public board or committee. Her point is that male executives are reluctant to hire women for top jobs, and that women feel they have been passed over in the battle for positions of power in business. Knut Hamsun wrote powerful novels in the twentieth century. Voluntary organizational life has been based on unpaid participation, personal membership, and commitment to egalitarian democratic principles.
Professional artists receive a minimum income until retirement. The one thing that was different was the place of women in society. Nordmenn og det Gode Live: Norsk Monitor 1985—1995, 1996. Three-generation family households exist most commonly in rural areas. In its many years of governing Norway, however, it nationalized only a few large industrial companies.
Nora and Torvald are thrilled are at the prospect that Torvald might get a raise at the bank, which would mean more money for the entire family. Some groups of Sami practice reindeer nomadism and range across northern Sweden and Finland. Many Norwegians earned a living as sailors in foreign ships, especially the Dutch ships which came for the timber. Unpaid care-giving carries little prestige in today's society. Currently, there are over fifteen thousand doctors and nearly sixty thousand nurses. Norway had no nobility and there were relatively small class distinctions, and this put Norway in a special position.
In jobs where formal education and seniority form the basis for weighing qualifications, comparing candidates is easy. It will give an overview of the Norwegian political structure, the different parties and how proportional representation and minority governments have worked in Norway during the 20th century. Writers conveyed the notion that everything of true value was found close to home, in the everyday life of simple people. Our conclusion is that Norwegian authorities violated the rule fundamental principle that no citizen can be punished without trial or sentenced without law. The North Sea borders the country on the west, and the Barent Sea lies to the north. For the home market, the country produces equipment, furniture, and textiles. Marriage, Family, and Kinship Marriage.
Regulation increased, and by 1990 Norway was Europe's largest oil producer. Between the years 1801 and 1835, the number of unmarried women rose by 42 per cent on a national basis. Den Norske Væremåten: Antropologisk Søklys påa Norsk Kultur, 1984. I'll be celebrating my 80th birthday in a couple of years and would like to know what, if anything, is special about the Norwegian celebration. The economic consequences of the German occupation were severe. A divorced woman had no chance of acceptance in society again. Because of the small population base, the artistic community is challenged to earn a living.
Regional policies are aimed at providing a high level of services and amenities in less populated regions to encourage people to remain there rather than migrate to urban centers. Many other countries look to Norway for inspiration and ideas on how to promote equality between the sexes. So far, not very many young families have elected this option. This reduces the workload of the new family, while the parental leave rights ensure the same level of income. A small percentage of college and university students study abroad. Synopsis of each lecture The Emergence of Modern Norway: A Historical Overview This lecture takes a look back over the last 1000 years of Norwegian history highlighting important historical events and picking out those that have helped form Norway and Norwegian values as you find them today.
To bolster the self-confidence of women and to qualify women for managerial positions, courses have been arranged internally by many corporations and agencies and externally by trade unions and professional and trade organizations. Like today, the feminists were not always unanimous. The middle management level is 7. Party politics also played an important part. In 1913, Norway became the second country in Europe after Finland to give women the vote after years of campaigning from Liberal politician Gina Krog. The population also grew, from around 150,000 in 1500 to around 900,000 in 1800.