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MP Walks Out of Symposium Over Gender Imbalance

Dissatisfied with the gender imbalance of speakers and panel participants, Albertína Friðbjörg Elíasdóttir, MP for the Social Democratic Alliance, walked out of an electricity symposium in Akureyri yesterday....

Snaefridur Edda

“Girls Can Be Astronauts Too”

When eight-year-old Snæfríður Edda visited H&M in Smáralind shopping centre, she was dismayed to find space-themed t-shirts were only on sale in the boys’ section

Equal pay bill.

Iceland’s Equal Pay Certificate Bill Gets Attn

The announcement by the Icelandic government Wednesday that it plans to introduce a bill in parliament, requiring companies to prove they pay all employees the same, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality and nationality, has received attention world-wide.

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