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W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland

• 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.

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland has participated in 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.

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/