The Gender Equality Action Plan submitted to Parliament

The government has agreed that a proposal for a parliamentary resolution on a gender equality action plan for the period 2020-2023 be submitted to Parliament at the beginning of the 150th legislative session this month.

Conference - #METOO Moving Forward

Since the #MeToo movement gained traction in 2017 millions of women have use the hashtag #MeToo on social media across the world. Anonymously or not, women have revealed epidemic levels of harassment, violence and everyday sexism. Women have called upon people in position of power to act and to help bring an end to women’s inequality and systematic sexism. In some countries the impact of #MeToo has been minimal while in others the movement has led to a robust review of structural inequalities, within specific sectors or in society at large. The impact of #MeToo has been significantly different amongst the Nordic countries, which normally rank high on gender equality indexes

International Conference on how Icelanders United Against Domestic Violence

The Directorate of Equality invites you to participate in an international conference on innovative practices to eliminate domestic violence. The speakers at the conference are from various public institutions, civil society and academia, and have valuable experience when it comes to working within the new system. The conference is designed to inspire and benefit everyone working with domestic violence; whether it is in relation to policy, victims or perpetrators.