The Unique Icelandic Path towards Gender Equality

The Government of Iceland and Icelandic NGOs present a side event devoted to the action Iceland has taken to provide women and men with equal opportunities and equality. The 28 of February at 13:15. In the United Nations HQ, Conference Room 5.


Although developments towards gender equality in Iceland share many of the characteristics of that in other Nordic countries, the Women?s movement and Governmental Authorities in Iceland have broken the pattern by introducing different methods and strategies to achieve gender equality. This side event focuses on the unique path to gender equality in Iceland, the empowerment of girls, women?s strikes, a women?s political party, paternity leave and men?s participation in gender equality.

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