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Foreign Press cover Iceland’s Woman’s Day Off

By Iceland Review

The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service reports that journalists from around the world covered Iceland’s Woman’s Day Off celebrations.

The UK the Times wrote about the day in an article called “Women of Iceland in new crusade over lack of equal pay ” The Times quotes Iceland Review editor Krista Mahr: ‘Iceland, in short, seems to be the envy of ageing societies such as Germany. “There is a remarkable balance between profession and childcare,” Krista Mahr, the Editor of the influential Icelandic Review, said.’

An excerpt of The Times article was picked up in the Australian as well as the Dominican Today.

The Swedish daily Dagbladet covered the protests in an article called “Över 20 000 isländskor protesterade” .

The UK daily the Guardian took a look at the effects of October 24, 1975 Woman’s day Off in in an in-depth article published on October 20th, “The day the women went on strike“.

The Gulf Times in Qatar posted “Iceland’s women walk off job over salary inequality” .

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