Iceland Tops List for Gender Parity

17 Dec For the eleventh year in a row, Iceland is the top country in the world for gender parity.

Former President Vigdís Finnborgadóttir, talking to Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir.

Women Leaders Convene at Harpa

20 Nov 2019 The second Reykjavík Global Forum opened at Harpa Concert Hall yesterday.

Alþingishúsið, the Icelandic parliamentary building.

Gender-Based Violence in Alþingi

18 Oct 2019 About 80 percent of women in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, suffer gender-based violence.

First Lady of Iceland Eliza Reid.

Feminist First Lady Speaks Out

2 Oct 2019 First Lady of Iceland Eliza Reid writes an op-ed page in The New York Times yesterday, titled, “I’m a First Lady, and It’s an Incredibly Weird Job.”

The conference takes place at Harpa Concert Hall.

MeToo Conference Opens in Iceland

17 Sep 2019 The first major international MeToo conference opens this afternoon at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík.

Iceland's First Lady Eliza Reid, with US Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence.

Colors Speak Loudly during Pence’s Visit

5 Sep 2019 Colors said more than many words yesterday when US Vice President Mike Pence visited Höfði house, Reykjavík.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, prime minister of Iceland.

Iceland’s Prime Minister Nominated for Chatham House Prize

22 Jul 2019 Katrín Jakobsdóttir, prime minister of Iceland, has been nominated for the Chatham House Prize 2019.

Sigríður Hlynur is pleased with the name change.

Man Named after His Grandma Sigríður

11 Jul 2019 “This is a total victory; my name is Sigríður Hlynur!”

Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir.

Gender Autonomy Act Applauded

21 Jun 2019 Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, approved a gender autonomy act this week.

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland.

Icelandic President speaks about #metoo

7 Feb 2018 "Hopefully we are at a turning point. Stop, this is as far as this goes, is what's heard all over the world," said President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson on a conference on the influence of #metoo on corporate culture at Grand Hotel today.

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