The Danish Centre for Research and Information on Gender, Equality and Diversity (KVINFO)

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Fields of Work

Women’s rights

Main Activities

KVINFO’s core acitivity is its library with over 20.000 books and journals, political publications on equal opportunities and women’s issues. Our services include

  • a webmagazine
  • an online Biographical Encyclopedia of Danish Women,
  • a database on women professionals
  • a mentor network for women of all ethnic backgrounds
  • webstories on key periods in the history of Danish women

KVINFO’s story goes back to 1965, and was founded by the librarian and writer Nynne Koch. In 1979 KVINFO became an independent division under The Royal Library. In 1987 it gained status as a self-governing institution under the Ministry of Culture.

Address :

Christians Brygge 3
1219 Copenhagen K

Tel : +45 33 13 50 88

Fax : +45 33 14 11 56

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Contact Person : Katarina Blomqvist

Member Since : 1 Jan 2008