• 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/
W.O.M.E.N. and the Rede de Pares Network : improving the protection of victims of violence against women
For the past three years W.O.M.E.N in Iceland has participated in a collaborative project forming the The Rede de Pares Network. We were asked to participate through an Open Call#4 ‘Projects to improve the protection of victims of violence against women and domestic violence, promoted by ISPA – APPsyCI, funded by the EAA Grants. Organization…
The panel discussion was organised by artist Nara Walker on Saturday 7th of May at the Reykjavík Feminist Film Festival. Nichole Leigh Mosty, chair of W.O.M.E.N. Association of women of foreign origin, led the discussion. Writer Shantaye Brown (deputy to the board W.O.M.E.N.), laywer Claudia A Wilson, Ph.D candidate Katrín Ólafsdóttir and writer Þórdís Elva…
W.O.M.E.N in Iceland along with ISPA – Instituto Universitário have the pleasure to invite you to the next Workshop online of Peer Network on “Involvement of men in violence against women prevention programs: possibilities and perils” with Eric Mankowski. Eric Mankowski, Ph.D., a community psychologist, is Professor in the Department of Psychology and Affiliate Faculty…