• Educate and advocate for women of different ethnic origins who are victims of violence.
• Cooperate with other organizations to work towards elimination of violence against women.
• Advocate for minority women who are victims of violence so that they would not be penalized by the system.
Bjarkarhlíð – Family Justice Center
for survivors of violence
Nordic-Baltic Anti-trafficking Pilot Project
W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland participates in the “Nordic-Baltic pilot project” international project against trafficking of women in the sex industry. The project is chaired by the European Women’s Lobby. Read more about the project on http://nordicbaltic-assistwomen.net/
We were very honored when RIKK asked us to contribute to the publication of the #METOO compilation. We believe that our efforts to lift the voices of women of foreign origin in the Metoo movement here in Iceland were extremely important. If society is to change and adapt to the needs of all its inhabitants …
We wanted to share the news with you all that the 112 Emergency website now has an English page. We are very proud to have worked with them in getting the website and information accessible to non-Icelandic speakers. Access to information is critical for making the right decisions when in need. We know they are …
W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland has participated in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign since 2005. Every year, from November 25 – December 10, various activist associations organize events in order to raise public awareness about causes and consequences of gender violence. Read more about the campaign on http://www.cwgl.rutgers.edu/16days/home.html.