Published on 5th August 2016 by

‘Respect Women’ Classes for Immigrants: A look at Norway’s efforts to better assimilate asylum seekers into society

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Every asylum seeker in Norway must attend classes on female rights and respect for women. The lessons were made compulsory after a string of sex attacks by immigrants in the western city of Stavanger. With exclusive access to a class in action in the town of Moi, 65 miles south-east of Stavanger, Jenny Kleeman meets the students and asks whether western values can really be taught in a classroom.

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