Generous Support for W.O.M.E.N in Iceland

This winter we received a request we are really not accustomed to receiving. Bergþóra Jónsdóttir and Icelandic graphic designer contacted us offering to donate the proceeds form a very special exhibit to our organization. The Sisterhood II exhibit was put forth first in Dalvík and just recently here in Reykjavik as part of Design March. …

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 …

News From Our Garden

The first gathering of the World Garden was on 25th April at the greenhouse of the Nordic House in Reykjavik. 28 ladies and 3 babies joined us respecting the current Covid restrictions by attending the event in two different time slots and we had a great time planting the seeds and learned about different type soils …

Tax & Finances Courses

In the month of May, W.O.M.E.N in Iceland , are offering four free online courses on taxes and finances in Iceland (in English). *Session 1 Thursday, May 6th How taxes work for individuals, how to read your salary slips, Tax Return Filings. **Session 2 Thursday, May 13th: Tax filings and finance management for self-employed contractors …

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 …

Stricter Restrictions due to COVID Infection Resurgence

The Icelandic government has put in place updated stricter restrictions which we all need to be aware of. We recommend that people watch closely the COVID data website here: https://www.covid.is/english Here also is the latest published news regarding restrictions: https://www.ruv.is/frett/2021/03/24/much-stricter-covid-controls-from-midnight

The World Garden

Awakening from COVID lockdown has enspired us at the Women‘s Story Circle to work outside this spring and through the summer!   We are very excited to announce  our collaboration with the Nordic House  in Reykjavik. We intend to start a garden project! The NH has been so gracious to welcome us and give us the opportunity to grow …

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