Formal Statement in Support of Lenya Rún Taha Karim

W.O.M.E.N in Iceland would like to make a formal statement in support of Lenya Rún Taha Karim. Leyna Rún was elected deputy member of parliament for the Pirate Party in elections this autumn. Ever since the news broke that Lenya Rún had been formally elected to parliament for 9 hours on this fateful day, she …

Public statement to the Icelandic government regarding its obligation towards applicants for international protection, especially women who are in particularly vulnerable positions

We were approached here at W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland about legal proceedings in the care of a District Court Attorney. The topic being the human rights of female applicants for international protection. The attorney was given consent to discuss certain issues of her clients’ cases with the organization. After reviewing the information provided, we believe it …

Congratulations Hye Joung Park

We would like to congratulate our Hye Joung Park on her new position as assistant professor at Iceland University of Arts.To the best of our knowledge she is first woman of foreign origin to reach this level of employment at the University of Arts here in Iceland.Hye has shared her time and passion here with …

Only three weeks until our Annual General Meeting!

There are just 21 days or 3 short weeks until our Annual General Meeting Wednesday the 24th of November. The meeting will be held at Hallveigarstaðir Túngata 14, 101 Reykjavik from 7 pm – 9 pm. (Advertisement below)  We are very proud to announce that our First Lady Eliza Reid will chair our meeting and …

Our organization celebrates 18 years

Wow, how time has flown by, our organization celebrates 18 years. We want to thank you all for the cooperation and the support throughout the years and look forward to working with you all for a great cause. Congratulations to you all on ‘Women’s day off’ which is today the 24th of Oct.

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