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.
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.
A group of 49 male priests and deacons have signed a statement promising to do everything they can to ensure women’s safety within the National Church of Iceland.
A total of 136 Icelandic women in politics have shared their experiences of gender-based discrimination in their work environment. These stories have now been published online, with all names having been omitted.