Minister of Social Affairs and Equality and the National Queer Organization of Iceland have signed an agreement to strengthen services to LGBTQ individuals.
The maximum period of available unemployment benefit will be shortened from two-and-a-half years to two years, according to a new Government proposal.
An inspection of Icelandic pig farms, done last year by the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST), shows that in some cases sows are kept in such narrow stalls that they can’t stretch their legs.
A total of 4,088 individuals and families received financial assistance from the City of Reykjavík last year, compared to 4,218 the year before. That is a reduction of 3.1 percent between years, according to the city welfare department’s annual report.