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September 22, 2005

Icelandic women encouraged to stop working

The organizers of the Woman’s Day Celebration, held to mark the occasion that 30 years have passed since women in Iceland walked out from their workplaces to take the day off, are encouraging women to stop working on October 24th. Former president of Iceland, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir says that the Woman’s Day in 1975 prompted her to seek election.

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