Áslaug Thelma Einarsdóttir says she spoke up about former ON Power CEO Bjarni Már Júlíusson’s misogynistic behaviour over a period of 18 months.
The US Department of State’s yearly trafficking report states Iceland could be doing more to combat the practice.
Women make up only 11 percent of CEOs at the 100 largest Icelandic companies, despite having higher educational attainment than men.
Iceland ranks 14th among the world’s least corrupt nations, according to the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016.
The Minister for Health has proposed a new bill which will cap any individual’s annual health bill to below ISK 100,000 (EUR 710/USD 809). No extra public money will be available to finance the move, however.