Women of Multicultural Ethnicity in Iceland (W.O.M.E.N.) received the 2018 City of Reykjavík Human Rights Award yesterday.
Icelandic women in the #metoo group “Fjölskyldutengsl” (En. Family Relationships) published a letter last night containing 52 accounts of gender-based violence perpetrated by relatives and others close to them.
Former President of Iceland Vigdís Finnbogadóttir was interviewed for the BBC Radio 4 podcast series “Her Story Made History” earlier this month.
Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir has congratulated Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern on her pregnancy over Twitter.
Women make up only 11 percent of CEOs at the 100 largest Icelandic companies, despite having higher educational attainment than men.
Around 1200 women from media, healthcare, and the airline industry have joined Iceland’s growing #metoo movement.
Icelandic women will come together across the country on Sunday for public readings of #metoo stories from Iceland.
Icelandic women continue their active participation in the #metoo movement, most recently in the fields of music, technology, and science.
Women who work or have worked in theatre and film in Iceland have shared testimonials of sexual harassment, violence, and discrimination with the media.
Around 500 Icelandic women in politics have joined a private Facebook group created last Friday to share experiences of gender-based discrimination in their work environment.
Keychange, an exciting new project led by by PRS Foundation (UK), partnered with Iceland Airwaves to host a panel discussion on women in music.
Former city councillor Sóley Tómasdóttir held a meeting last night with hundreds of women to discuss the current situation of women in Icelandic politics.
The gender proportion among interviewees in broadcast media in Iceland is significantly more even than global averages.
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
Hagaskóli grade school won Skrekkur, the Reykjavík Grade Schools’ talent show last night with a powerful, feminist dance performance.
According to the Financial Times, Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson is among the world’s foremost male feminists.
Award-winning Spanish pornographic film director Lola Clavo is searching for actors to work on an erotic film that it is hoped will be filmed in Iceland.