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KVINFO

National Network: 
Denmark
Address: 
Christians Brygge 3
1219 Copenhagen
Denmark
Telephone: 
004533135088
E-Mail (2): 
Organisation Type: 
Public Institution
Year of Establishment: 
1987
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

KVINFO is a grant-maintained self-governing institution under the Ministry of Culture. The Centre also undertakes projects financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other public and private donors. KVINFO’s governing body is composed of representatives from research institutions, research libraries and women’s organizations, international development sector and journalism. KVINFO has more than 20 full-time employees.

Mission and Objectives: 

KVINFOs vision is a free, equal and diverse society. We strive to make equal opportunities regardless of gender a common and engaging matter nationally as well as internationally. KVINFO is Denmark’s knowledge centre for gender, equality and diversity. KVINFO provides a gathering point for contemporary discussion on gender equality.

Main Projects / Activities: 

We achieve our objectives by – collecting and generating information – activating knowledge and finding new ways to achieve de facto equality – entering into dialogue and partnerships
KVINFO works internationally in the Middle East and North Africa region. KVINFO runs a library with over 20.000 books and journals, political publications on equal opportunities and women's issues. KVINFO’s Mentor Network matches refugee and immigrant women with women who are already active in Danish society. KVINFO’s services include and extensive website with online news, a magazine, expert databases, the online Biographical Encyclopedia of Danish Women, The History of Nordic Women’s Literature and other sources to women’s history.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Katarina Blomqvist
Job Title: 
Senior Consultant
Head of the organisation: 
Nina Groes

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