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 …

Kynjaþing 2020 November 9th. – 13th. 2020 W.O.M.E.N in Iceland will be hosting two events

Kynjaþingið is a democratic feminist public platform. The agenda is organized by NGOs, and grassroots organizations designed to increase opportunity for discussion between the organizations that advocate for and support equality and the general public. We hope to provide opportunity to learn more about what is happening in feminist and equality discourse in the field. …

Do You Want to Run for a Seat on the Board at W.O.M.E.N in Iceland?

Applications accepted until November 14th Are you a current member, participant or active follower of us here at W.O.M.E.N in Iceland? Would like to become even more involved in the role our organization plays in working on issues related to and for the benefit of women of foreign origin living in Iceland, through volunteer work …

Stricter anti-COVID-19 measures taking effect as from 31 October 2020

  Information regarding the stricter regulations regarding gatherings and services went into effect at midnight. We remind you also of the covid.is website and the fact that information is available in many languages by using the tab marked languages at the top right-hand corner of the site.   https://www.government.is/news/article/2020/10/30/Stricter-anti-COVID-19-measures-taking-effect-as-from-31-October-2020/

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