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.
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. …
Do you have a business idea that you want to develop? The Directorate of Labour and The Innovation Center of Iceland are offering a workshop for female entrepreneurs of foreign origin in the fall of 2017. The project received a grant from the Immigration Development fund last spring. W.O.M.E.N in Iceland is collaborating in …
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