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 …

New In Iceland Information Center Opened today

New in Iceland opened today offering information services free of charge and under strictest confidentiality. Immigrants can get assistance to feel safe, to be well-informed and supported while living in Iceland. Counselors offer information and advice with respect to your privacy and confidentiality. The center cooperates with key institutions and organizations in Iceland so together …

Statement from the Board at W.O.M.E.N in Iceland Regarding Iceland Family Aid

Regarding December 9th’s news of alleged discrimination against primarily women of foreign origin taking place at Iceland Family Aid:   W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland takes this matter very seriously. As an organization dedicated to the betterment of women of foreign origin in Iceland, we are deeply disappointed to hear that Iceland Family Aid (Fjölskyldahjálp) has again …

Peer Counseling Offered Digitally in December

We will be offering Peer Support sessions for women of foriegn origin via Zoom every Tuesday in December. (8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th) from 8 pm to 10 pm. You simply send us an email here: support@womeniniceland.is  we send you a reply email with a link for Zoom and the time you are scheduled for. …

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 …

Two women elected to take seats on the Board of W.O.M.E.N

    W.O.M.E.N in Iceland conducted their Annual General Meeting this Tuesday the 24th of November. Elections were held for two available seats on the board. Nichole Leigh Mosty, current Chairwoman was re-elected to hold her seat and Andie Sophia Fontaine was also elected. Shantaye Brown was invited to take a seat as an observer …

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