Kvennaathvarf Women’s Shelter is building 16 apartments which will provide temporary housing for women who are recovering from domestic violence.
A total of 136 Icelandic women in politics have shared their experiences of gender-based discrimination in their work environment. These stories have now been published online, with all names having been omitted.
Keychange, an exciting new project led by by PRS Foundation (UK), partnered with Iceland Airwaves to host a panel discussion on women in music.
Former city councillor Sóley Tómasdóttir held a meeting last night with hundreds of women to discuss the current situation of women in Icelandic politics.
The capital region police tapped a woman’s phone for around a month following her request to stop the rape investigation she had started.
The Icelandic women’s national football team moves up two places on FIFA’s new Women’s World Ranking list and now ranks 18th.
Eleven out of 14 women on the board of the National Federation of Independence Party Women already have or are planning to resign.
The Icelandic women’s national football team has earned the right to participate in the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017.
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.
Þorsteinn Sæmundsson, a parliamentarian for the Progressive Party, decided unilaterally to attend the 60th meeting of the women’s committee of the United Nations in March, it has been revealed.
A ceremonial parliamentary debate took place at Alþingi on Friday in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of women’s suffrage in Iceland.
Austurvöllur square in front of the Icelandic Parliament, Alþingi, has been filling up with thousands of women of all ages, celebrating that today, June 19, marks 100 years since women were allowed to vote in parliamentary elections.
The City of Reykjavík is today using the occasion of 100 years of women’s suffrage to honor the memory of prominent women.
A century ago today women in Iceland were officially granted the right to vote in elections—among the first few countries in the world to grant the right that today seems immutable.
The Alþingi parliament came together at 11.00 this morning and the first item on the agenda was parliament itself.
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.