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No Money for Marrying Icelandic Maiden

False rumors about the Icelandic government offering financial compensation to foreign men willing to marry Icelandic women have caused dozens of suitors to contact the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

A celebration of women's rights in Reykjavík in 1915.

Iceland to Enjoy Suffrage Holiday

A growing number of companies and institutions are planning to close their doors from midday on June 19 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the country.

Supreme Court of Iceland

Calls to Strengthen Restraining Order Law

It is increasingly important to for Iceland to give restraining order laws sharper teeth, as well as strengthening laws preventing people being thrown out of home by partners or other housemates, according to seven organizations that delivered a critical report to the Ministry for the Interior...