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Keyword: Children


Public health

14 Apr 2021

New report: School achievement and health development in the Nordic countries

Education plays a particularly important role in explaining health outcomes in the Nordic countries. Our new report aims to highlight knowle [...]

Disability issues

4 Feb 2021

New report: Unequal opportunities to participate for children and young people with disabilities

Nordic studies reveal that children and young people with disabilities do not have the same opportunities as their peers. They describe an e [...]

Integration

19 Feb 2020

Evaluating promising methods when there is a lack of evidence

There is a broad consensus that in the case of children and young people, early intervention pays off primarily as benefits to the individua [...]

Disability issues

24 Jan 2020

Hon kämpar för större inflytande för grönländska unga med funktionsnedsättning

- På Grönland är unga med funktionsnedsättning trötta på att människor tycker synd om dem. De vill vara starka och självständiga. [...]

Disability issues

22 Jan 2020

Better decisions when young people with disabilities are involved

Organisations for young people with disabilities must be invited to forums where decisions are being made, they must be invited at an early [...]

Disability issues

11 Jun 2019

Ingen ska lämnas efter – temat för nordiska FN-möten

I veckan pågår ett antal viktiga möten i FN:s högkvarter i New York. Syftet är att främja rättigheter för personer med funktionsneds [...]

Disability issues

23 May 2019

”Hos oss är barn först och främst barn”

För trettio år sedan fungerade Múlaborg Leikskóli i Reykjavik som många andra förskolor på den tiden. Barn med funktionsnedsättning [...]

Public health

7 May 2019

“Traditional education promotes equality”

In the Nordic countries, health is linked to educational attainment to a higher extent than to income. Studies have now shown that the progr [...]

Disability issues

22 Mar 2019

FN-konvention om rättigheter blev till barnbok på Färöarna

En illustrerad barnbok om en teddybjörn som heter Lukka. Det blev den kreativa lösningen när Tóra við Keldu och Ása Olsen på Färöar [...]

Public health

4 Mar 2019

Schools can boost positive health among students

Positive health can be boosted among school students. In many parts of the Nordic region schools are implementing health promotion measures [...]

Public health

11 Oct 2018

“Weight stigmatization is a socially accepted form of discrimination”

The proportion of children who are overweight or obese has risen and is now approaching 20 percent among 5-year olds in many European countr [...]

Public health

22 Aug 2018

Alternativa stödverksamheter vill få unga att må bättre

Den självupplevda psykiska ohälsan ökar i Norden, men endast ett fåtal av ungdomarna mår tillräckligt dåligt för att kvala in för a [...]

Integration

4 Jun 2018

Nordic Day 2018: Exempel på lyckad inkludering

De nordiska länderna tog tillsammans emot cirka 200 000 asylsökande barn och unga under åren 2011 till 2016. De flesta kom med sin familj [...]

Welfare policy

10 Apr 2015

Skolan en viktig framgångsfaktor för fosterbarn

I rapporten "Barn kan inte vänta" har Nordens välfärdscenter sammanställt resultat från forskning kring barn i fosterhem med inriktning [...]

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