Parental leave, care policies and gender equalities in the Nordic countries : conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21-22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland / edited by Erla Sigurðardóttir.

What family forms are recognised in established Nordic and welfare policies? Which family values and parental models should be given political priority in a multi-ethnical society? Would part-time leave be ideal from a gender equality perspective? These were some of the questions raised at the confe...

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Corporate Author: Nordic Council of Ministers
Other Authors: Erla Sigurðardóttir
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Copenhagen : Nordic Council of Ministers, 2010.
Series:TemaNord ; 2010:539
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Summary
  • Parental leave, care policies and gender equality in the Nordic countries
  • Welcome
  • Gender Equality: Transforming Family Divisions of Labour
  • Nordic mothers and fathers on leave: towards equal sharing?
  • Nordic mothers and fathers on leave: towards equal sharing
  • Parental leave and gender pay gap
  • What, if any, are the effects of different systems of parental leave on gender pay gap?
  • Child care policies
  • Is there a Nordic model of day care for children?
  • What is best for the children?
  • Care policies in a child perspective
  • Workshop: Parental leave use in the Nordic countries & Parental leave and gender pay gap
  • Workshop: Child care policies
  • What is best for the children?