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Grindr faces $11.7 mln fine In Norway For Breach Of Data Privacy

Grindr faces $11.7 mln fine In Norway For Breach Of Data Privacy

Norway’s Data Protection Authority said on Tuesday it planned to fine dating app Grindr 100 million Norwegian crowns ($11.7 million) for what the regulator said was illegal disclosure of user data to advertising firms. U.S.-based Grindr, which describes itself as the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, said the […]

Yemen At Bottom Of Rankings For Women’s Quality Of Life

Yemen At Bottom Of Rankings For Women’s Quality Of Life

Norway and Switzerland are the best countries to be a woman and Yemen and Afghanistan the worst, said research on Tuesday which found the state of women’s rights is not “all doom and gloom” around the world. While life for women has improved in some 60 countries, it has deteriorated in Yemen and other war-torn […]

Norway Contributes To Support Of Women’s Situation Room – Liberia 2017

Norway Contributes To Support Of Women’s Situation Room – Liberia 2017

The government of Norway, through its Embassy in Accra and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will, on September 4, 2017, sign a contribution agreement of US$476,000 in support of the Angie Brooks International Centre (ABIC) for Women’s Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace & Security Women’s Situation Room – Liberia 2017 to promote peace & […]

Girl Child Education and Women Safety Is Paramount – Prince Of Norway

Girl Child Education and Women Safety Is Paramount – Prince Of Norway

The visiting Crown Prince Haakon Magnus of Norway who is also United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Good Will Ambassador has underscored the need for girls’ education and women’s safety to be prioritized, if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved. Crown Prince Magnus said it was important for women to be involved in order […]

Working Together, We Have A Real Chance To Make Global Education A Reality

Working Together, We Have A Real Chance To Make Global Education A Reality

For the first time in history we can succeed in providing education for all children and young people. If we put education first, we will gain multiple benefits in terms of development and prosperity. Political will is paramount, and must be backed by the right policies, additional funds and innovative partnerships that include all interested […]