• 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.

Do you know the signs of abuse?

Abuse in close relationships

Hringdu í neyð í 112 eða smelltu á Netspjall 112 til að hefja samtal við neyðarvörð.

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/

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 …

Race, Immigration, History and Contemporary Feminist Activism

  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 …

112 is now in English

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 …

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