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20.04.21 | News

Women more active in violent extremist circles than first assumed

Fifteen percent of members in violent extremist circles are women. This is far more than researchers had previously assumed. Women also play active roles in criminal acts. These are the findings of a new report funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers conducted by the Swedish Institute...

14.04.21 | News

Debate on Faroese abortion legislation

At its meeting this week, the Nordic Council Committee for Welfare in the Nordic Region discussed abortion legislation and gender equality in the Faroe Islands. The committee has decided to discuss the matter again at a forthcoming meeting and will invite experts in the field as well as...

26.03.20 | Information

Nordic co-operation on justice issues

Within the justice sector, the Nordic ministers for justice work together on shared challenges to Nordic integration, social sustainability, and freedom of movement in the Nordic Region. These challenges include cross-border crime, barriers to freedom of movement within the Nordic Regio...