Women, Peace and Security (WPS)

Women, Peace and Security (2019-2022)

Norway’s fourth Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Gender issues are ridiculed and sabotaged in the military

The masculine culture in the Norwegian Armed Forces is a democratic problem. This makes it difficult to work with issues related to gender, according to researcher.
Oct 25, 2019 – Recent reports have shown that the Armed Forces have major problems in terms of securing their own employees and their conscripts within the organisation. Last February, the Armed Forces published the results from a survey mapping bullying and sexual harassment in the organisation. In this survey, seventy-eight per cent of the women responded that they had experienced sexual harassment in one way or another. Twenty-three per cent of the women said that they had experienced rape.