A large crowd gathered today in downtown Reykjavík to protest gender income inequality at the Women’s Day Off event.
The former Sigur Rós drummer’s lawyer sent Stundin a letter on Thursday demanding that the publication cease any further coverage of the rape allegations made against him.
The video, part of an initiative entitled “Gender-Based Violence is Closer Than You Think,” shows men reading out the true stories of women around the world who have survived sexual assault.
Áslaug Thelma Einarsdóttir says she spoke up about former ON Power CEO Bjarni Már Júlíusson’s misogynistic behaviour over a period of 18 months.
Bjarni Már Júlíusson, the CEO of ON Power has been fired for improper conduct toward his colleagues.
A group of 102 women in Icelandic media have released a statement protesting against sports journalist Hjörtur Hjartason’s continuing to work in the industry.
A performance involving topless women in the Icelandic parliament building has become a topic of political debate.
The number of perpetrators in domestic abuse relationships that seek help in the treatment centre Heimilisfriður has increased by 25% from last year
“The #MeToo movement has turned the Nordic Region on its head, uncovering systematic failures, a lack of leadership, and ignorance in many parts of our society in a somewhat dramatic fashion.”
Icelandic women in the #metoo group “Fjölskyldutengsl” (En. Family Relationships) published a letter last night containing 52 accounts of gender-based violence perpetrated by relatives and others close to them.