Norway’s Sectoral Programme on Gender Equality
Men and Gender Equality
During the annual meeting between the Nordic Ministers of Gender Equality in 2016, the male perspective was set on the agenda and the following three topics are of priotity;. : men and health, men and education, and masculinity and male roles.
The Icelandic Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Seas and the Nordic Council of Ministers host a Barbershop Conference 23 May 2017 in Reykjavik, Iceland.
The Barbershop will gather representatives of non–governmental and international organisations, regional networks, law enforcement and civil protection agencies, academia, government officials and other stakeholders from the Baltic Sea region to discuss how gender relates to violence and is at the centre of exploitation and trafficking in human beings.
Registration is open to all, but men are particularly encouraged to attend.