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Fafo researcher Nerina Weiss has written about children whose asylum application has been rejected. These children narrate of an everyday life seemingly similar to that of Norwegian children. Their lives are, however, set on hold. The chapter is published in a new book by Gyldendal about irregular immigrants in Norway
This Fafo-report about Roma beggars in the Scandinavian capitals refute some of the harshest stereotypes about this group. They are definitely poor, they are not organised by traffickers, the money is sorely needed and spent on necessities, and criminal activities are not closely associated with begging. The report is funded by the Danish Rockwool Foundation.
Users of the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) have a legal right to influence the services through user committees. Fafo researchers Anne Inga Hilsen and Sol Skinnarland has studied such committees. The aim has been to identify what constitutes good practice and suggest improvements to improve their effectiveness and thus ensure that the users, and user organisations, can have real impact on NAV services.
In this report Lise Lien and Hanne Bogen have examined why some nursing homes, over years, manage to keep their sick leave rates relatively low. Most importantly is mapping out and analyzing the different causes behind the sick leave before introducing adequate measures. The project was financed by Nav, FARVE.
The Norwegian Mining Museum marks the day. Fafo-researcher Anne Hatløy will speak about child labour in today's Western-Africa. The musum also has an exihibiton of pictures taken by the American photographer Larry Price.
The aim of this report is to understand how County Adminstrations in different part of the country handle young adults who lack formal rights to upper secondary education. There are three groups; drop outs, immigrants holding credentials not formally recognized in Norway, and people undertaking additional education.
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