News from our garden

***Íslenska fyrir neðan*** Well heated up greenhouse welcomed us to the 2nd gathering of the World Garden last Sunday. 17 ladies from 10 countries shared their stories with laughter and some tea and coffee. Seeds from the seedbank Nordgen were gently sowed and some gardening work outside were done by our lovely group.  It was …

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 …

Municipal Elections 14.05.2022 – Áfram konur!

Municipal elections will be held this Saturday 14th of May. Many women of foreign origin have the right to vote. Here is a short guide to get started! Who to vote for? Understanding the political landscape as a foreign citizen or new Icelander can be challenging. However, you probably already have an opinion about important …

Nýtt í maí : Kvennaborðið – New in May : The Women’s Table

Last year’s survey by W.O.M.E.N. has shown that women of foreign origins want more opportunities to practice Icelandic.W.O.M.E.N. decided to answer that need and create a safe space where women can debate hot topics together, in Icelandic. What Kvennaborðið is: A safe space with the goal to empower women to give their opinion in Icelandic …

Statement from W.O.M.E.N in Iceland regarding the need for anti-bias policies and awareness campaigns.

W.O.M.E.N in Iceland has often attempted to flag the need for anti-bias policy and awareness programs here in Iceland. We defined prejudice and discrimination as one of the underlying reasons for women of foreign origin to be left so vulnerable to abuse and harassment while also experiencing difficulties in getting support, when we marched forward …

Heimsyndisgarður / The World Garden

English below Kæru vinkonur, Heimsyndisgarður heldur áfram í sumar og við ætlum að hefja forræktun næsta sunnudag 24. apríl.  Við Lilianne og garðyrkjukonur frá 2021 erum glaðar að sjá túlipana sem við settum niður síðasta vetur eru að dafna vel í Gróðurhúsinu. Við erum ansi spenntar að deila okkar reynslu frá því í fyrra og …

A Slavic Night to celebrate Peace

This year we started our World Food Café with a change: the Peace Food Café – slavic food! A beautiful night with delicious food Voluntary Contributions Guests were asked to come with donations for the women and children coming through the refugee and asylum system. Our organisation will then deliver to Helpukraine.is on the following Monday. W.O.M.E.N. …

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