Finding Nemo

The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police posted the following note on their Facebook page last week, concerning a report that a mysterious object, or person, possibly a paraglider in distress, had been seen falling into the sea near Álftanes

Icelandic passport

Parents Demand ‘Girl’ be Listed by Given Name

The parents of Harriet Cardew, the ten-year-old girl who has been refused a new Icelandic passport because her name is not on the Icelandic Naming Committee’s list of approved names are demanding that their daughter be listed in the National Registry by her proper name.

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir

99 Years Since Icelandic Women Gained Vote

Steinunn Stefánsdóttir, head of the Icelandic Women's Rights Association, says that gender equality has still not been reached, despite the fact that the sexes are now almost completely equal in the eyes of the law.