W.O.M.E.N has since the beginning been active in demanding better access to Icelandic classes for foreigners.
We advocate for the assessment and recognition of foreign education and training so that immigrant women have the opportunity to work in positions appropriate to their background and will thereby increase their self-confidence and self-respect.
We also encourage and support foreign women to continue their education.
We offer computer classes for women of foreign origin.
We take an active role in public discourse of the Icelandic language, the teaching of Icelandic as a foreign language and the education of immigrant staff.
The Women’s Table #3 was held yesterday evening in Gröndalshús. Women of different origin and different level came together and discussed literature in Icelandic. Karítas Hrundar Pálsdóttir gave us a presentation about her books Árstíðir and Dagatal, stories for learners, and answered our questions. We then discussed the topic “Literature to learn Icelandic. What do we need?” …
Kvennaborðið #3: Fimm. 22. september 2022 Gröndalshús, Fischersund, 101 Reykjavík Bókmenntir til að læra íslensku. Hvað vantar okkur? Eru barnabækur nóg? Eru íslenskar bókmenntir of erfiðar?Hvað lest þú? Hvað langar þig að lesa? Segðu skoðun þína! Komdu með bækurnar þínar! Kynning í gegnum zoom: Karítas Hrundar Pálsdóttir, Höfundur Árstíða og Dagatals, sögur á einföldu máli Komdu eins og þú …
W.O.M.E.N In Iceland strongly disagrees with the comments made today in an interview published on Rúv by Sólveig Jónsdóttir Chair of Efling . It is important to note that she is the head of perhaps the largest union in Iceland, representing the largest number of employees of foreign origin. The statement is harmful to the …
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