The new bill would extend the time limits that are currently in place regarding abortion and allow women to have the procedure done up to the 22nd week of their pregnancy. The bill would also allow women to get abortions for any reason, rather than only under certain approved circumstances, as...
A large crowd gathered today in downtown Reykjavík to protest gender income inequality at the Women’s Day Off event.
Áslaug Thelma Einarsdóttir says she spoke up about former ON Power CEO Bjarni Már Júlíusson’s misogynistic behaviour over a period of 18 months.
Women of Multicultural Ethnicity in Iceland (W.O.M.E.N.) received the 2018 City of Reykjavík Human Rights Award yesterday.
Foreign women going through divorce and custody proceedings in Iceland suffer from misinformation and inadequate support.
Kvennaathvarf Women’s Shelter is building 16 apartments which will provide temporary housing for women who are recovering from domestic violence.
Former President of Iceland Vigdís Finnbogadóttir was interviewed for the BBC Radio 4 podcast series “Her Story Made History” earlier this month.
Women of foreign origin in Iceland have stepped forward sharing their experiences of gender-based discrimination and violence under the banner of the #metoo movement.