Women now make up the majority in city council, which may make it more difficult to achieve an exact gender balance on all of the standing committees.
Guðrún Björt is focused on issues of gender equality and helping young women to make a difference in the world.
The union has received complaints from female employees at the Hard Rock Café who are required to wear a skirt at work, in lieu of the shirt and pants that their male counterparts wear.
Icelandic men have been addressing the concept of toxic masculinity on social media this week under the hastag #karlmennskan.
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....
The Akureyri Fire Department is seeking to hire two people for temporary summer relief positions, and Fire Chief Ólafur Stefánsson says they only want to hire women for the jobs.
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.
For the ninth-year in a row, Iceland ranks as the world‘s most gender-equal country, according to the World Economic Forum‘s Global Gender Gap index.
A new report from Statistics Iceland calculated the unadjusted gender pay gap (GPG) at 16.1 percent for the year 2016.
National broadcaster RÚV has reported on the gender and occupation of candidates running for parliament in the October 28th election.
In a post on social media, Björk details her experiences of sexual harassment by Danish director Lars von Trier.
In a public post on her social media accounts, Icelandic musician Björk has come forward with an experience of sexual harassment by Danish film director Lars von Trier.
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
June 19th was Women’s Rights Day in Iceland, held to celebrate the 102nd anniversary of Icelandic women receiving voting rights.