Members of the Independence Party in the Fjarðarbyggð municipality in East Iceland have been critical of a recent initiative to provide free hot lunches for all schoolchildren.
A restructuring of the government ministries is due to take place, with equality matters moving to the Prime Minister's office.
Minister of Social Affairs and Equality and the National Queer Organization of Iceland have signed an agreement to strengthen services to LGBTQ individuals.
Women of foreign origin in Iceland have stepped forward sharing their experiences of gender-based discrimination and violence under the banner of the #metoo movement.
The women's national football team will receive the same performance bonuses as the men's side, following a decision by the Football Association of Iceland.
Iceland has fallen behind its neighbouring countries when it comes to queer rights, according to ILGA-Europe.
Norway is the world’s best country to live in, according to the latest Human Development Index figures.
A ceremonial parliamentary debate took place at Alþingi on Friday in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of women’s suffrage in Iceland.