Fafo will conduct a survey among the members of the Norwegian Union of Social Educators and Social Workers to reveal the share that are affected by violence and threats. As part of the project, is also what can be done to prevent dangerous situations for these workers.
The Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Anniken Hauglie, will attend this Fafo-conference and comment on a new report from the Nordic project "Future of work". The President of LO, Hans-Christian Gabrielsen, will participate in the discussions.
How will work and working life in the Nordic countries change in the future? This report, written by Fafo's Jon Erik Dølvik and Johan Røed Steen, describes the main drivers and trends expected to shape the future of work. It also reviews recent developments in Nordic working lives, pointing towards the kind of challenges the future of work may pose to the Nordic models.
Mona Bråten from Fafo will conduct a survey aboout sexual harassment among the members in The Norwegian Veterinary Association. In connection with the #metoo-campaign, there were several declerations from women in different academic professions.
Jon Horgen Friberg from Fafo has written an article in "Migration Studies" on begging and informal street work as a livelihood strategy in many Romanian Roma communities, Scandinavia has emerged as an important new destination.This article presents a framework for studying migration for begging that goes beyond widespread narratives rooted in either culture or poverty.
The YOUTHShare project aims at reducing youth unemployment in coastal and island regions of Mediterranean EEA by advancing young NEETs skills. The project is lead by the University of the Aegean in Greece and is a collaboration between several Mediterranean countires. Fafo, with Anne Hege Strand (pictured), and Ragnhild Steen Jensen, is an expert partner in the project.
Nerina Weiss has written the article "The Many Layers of Moral Outrage: Kurdish Activists and Diaspora Politics" in this edition of Conflict and Society. In addition, she is a co-author of the introduction Tone Sommerfelt has written about the fear of jihadism and the terrorist threat in Southern Mali.
The aim of this study is to provide information in order to better tailor prevention and exit strategies for children at risk of living or already living in the streets, commissioned by UNICEF. The report is written by Tone Sommerfelt and Anne Hatløy at Fafo.