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International Women’s Day 2013 – Women’s Rights to Healthcare, Not an Easy Battle

Women’s rights to health care, not an easy battle Health care services provided for women in Iceland offer services beyond what some women could even wish for in other countries, although from time to time one will hear women complain, Iceland fairs pretty well in the world when it comes to women’s rights to health …

International Women’s Day 2010 – We can Do Better

 Internationl Women’s Rights Day 2010 We can do better Good day people. And Happy International Women’s Rights Day. There are many jokes going around that all the foreigners have left Iceland. But the fact is there are still 22,644 immigrants in Iceland or 9% of the country‘s population. 13,145 of them are women. In recent …

Women’s Day Off October 24 2005

Women’s Day off October 24. 2005Dear women – onwards, girls!Today is a very important day, today we stand up against inequality towards women in the labour market, unequal salaries and unequal work situations. Both Icelandic and foreign women are faced with inequality and have fought against this for more than a century. W.O.M.E.N. celebrate their second …