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The World Garden

Awakening from COVID lockdown has enspired us at the Women‘s Story Circle to work outside this spring and through the summer!   We are very excited to announce  our collaboration with the Nordic House  in Reykjavik. We intend to start a garden project! The NH has been so gracious to welcome us and give us the opportunity to grow …

New In Iceland Information Center Opened today

New in Iceland opened today offering information services free of charge and under strictest confidentiality. Immigrants can get assistance to feel safe, to be well-informed and supported while living in Iceland. Counselors offer information and advice with respect to your privacy and confidentiality. The center cooperates with key institutions and organizations in Iceland so together …

Statement from the Board at W.O.M.E.N in Iceland Regarding Iceland Family Aid

Regarding December 9th’s news of alleged discrimination against primarily women of foreign origin taking place at Iceland Family Aid:   W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland takes this matter very seriously. As an organization dedicated to the betterment of women of foreign origin in Iceland, we are deeply disappointed to hear that Iceland Family Aid (Fjölskyldahjálp) has again …

Two women elected to take seats on the Board of W.O.M.E.N

    W.O.M.E.N in Iceland conducted their Annual General Meeting this Tuesday the 24th of November. Elections were held for two available seats on the board. Nichole Leigh Mosty, current Chairwoman was re-elected to hold her seat and Andie Sophia Fontaine was also elected. Shantaye Brown was invited to take a seat as an observer …

Kynjaþing 2020 November 9th. – 13th. 2020 W.O.M.E.N in Iceland will be hosting two events

Kynjaþingið is a democratic feminist public platform. The agenda is organized by NGOs, and grassroots organizations designed to increase opportunity for discussion between the organizations that advocate for and support equality and the general public. We hope to provide opportunity to learn more about what is happening in feminist and equality discourse in the field. …

Stricter anti-COVID-19 measures taking effect as from 31 October 2020

  Information regarding the stricter regulations regarding gatherings and services went into effect at midnight. We remind you also of the covid.is website and the fact that information is available in many languages by using the tab marked languages at the top right-hand corner of the site.   https://www.government.is/news/article/2020/10/30/Stricter-anti-COVID-19-measures-taking-effect-as-from-31-October-2020/