Today is Women's Rights Day in Iceland and the occasion is being marked by various events throughout the land.
Iceland will become the first country in the world to require companies to prove they pay all employees the same, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality and nationality.
Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson has decided to triple the Icelandic government’s contribution to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Icelandic musician Björk posted a message on Facebook yesterday, which has received a lot of attention.
More Icelandic women are headed to Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, following Saturday’s election, than ever before.
Thousands of people, mostly women, convened on Austurvöllur square at 3:15 pm today to demand equal pay for women and men for the same kind of work.
An Icelandic beauty queen has caught worldwide attention by quitting a beauty contest in Las Vegas after being told she’d have to lose weight to have a chance to win.
Women in Iceland are encouraged by unions and women’s organizations to walk out of their workplaces at 2:38 pm today.
Hundreds of Icelandic women are planning to attend a protest on Austurvöllur square today at 5:30 pm to protest proposed changes to legislation on abortion in Poland.
Forty years ago today, Icelandic women took the day off from housework, childcare or paid jobs to bring attention to the importance of their work.
According to the Financial Times, Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson is among the world’s foremost male feminists.