Other Statements

Published 3/5/2013 // 

"Violence against women and girls is not about culture – it is not about religion. It is about power, inequality and lack of political will and courage," Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion, Ms. Inga Marte Thorkildsen, said in her statement at the General Debate on the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

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Published 2/6/2013 // 

Statement held by Mr. Georg Hilmar Antonsen, Senior Adviser at the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. The priority theme was promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for all.

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Published 6/6/2008 // 

"How to address demand, as a driving force behind trafficking, should form part of any discussion to how multilateral cooperation can prevent trafficking in persons," said Mildrid Mikkelsen, Adviser at the Norwegian Forum for Women and Development (FOKUS) at the informal thematic debate of the General Assembly on human trafficking 3 June 2008.

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