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Norway’s Army Has Introduced Unisex Dorms and Reports No Problems


Source: Times

It may sound like a counter-intuitive move, but the Norwegian Army’s decision to make females share bedrooms with their male colleagues has actually led to a drop in sexual harassment.

The unisex dorms, housing two women and four men, have been tried out at a military base in northern Norway. Ulla-Britt Lilleaas, co-author of the report The Army: The Vanguard, Rear Guard and Battlefield of Equality, said that the experience helped the women become “one of the boys.”

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This entry was posted on March 25, 2014 by in Careers + Work, Culture, Gender and tagged , .

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