• 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.


112 Emergency line

A message from the First Lady, Eliza Jean Reid:

“If you’re sitting at home somewhere, or somewhere on your phone and you think, well this happens to me sometimes but it’s really not as bad as I think it is, I don’t want to trouble those people, I don’t want to bother them. You are never bothering anyone by contacting them.” Violence and abuse can take many forms. Report it.


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/

No Woman Alone – Seminar in collaboration with Reykjavík Feminist Film Festival

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 …

Collaborative Short Workshop….

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 …