Young women's frustration with the patriarchy broke out with the #freethenipple movement in 2015. Women flocked to the streets and even to work with bare chests or no bras.

Young Icelandic women "fed up with the patriarchy"

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Even though Iceland has been touted internationally as a sort of "paradise for equal rights" a new Ph.D. thesis by Ásta Jóhannsdóttir points to something different.

Laugardalslaug geothermal swimming pool in Reykjavik.

Topless guests welcome in Reykjavik swimming pools

16 Jan 2017 Following news of a woman being shown out of a pool in the small town of Akranes in Iceland, the directors of the City of Reykjavik sports and recreation department have confirmed that guests of the city's swimming pool are welcome whether they wear a top or not as part of their swimwear ensemble.

Jaðarsbakkalaug swimming pool in  Akranes, South West Iceland.

Topless woman shown out of Iceland pool: Whatever happened to free the nipple?

16 Jan 2017 A student at the University of Iceland was told to leave the pool in the small town of Akranes on Saturday for swimming without a bikini top. Apparently the town of Akranes isn't quite with it on the Free the Nipple revolution that took place in Iceland two years ago.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 106.65 EUR EUR 124.20
GBP GBP 139.04 DKK DKK 16.67
NOK NOK 12.95 SEK SEK 11.97
CHF CHF 106.80 JPY JPY 0.95
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.