Welcome to the homepage of

Women Of Multicultural Ethnicity Network - W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland

Our association was founded on 24. October 2003. The goal of W.O.M.E.N. is to unite, to express and address the interests and issues of women of foreign origin living in Iceland in order to bring about equality for them as women and as foreigners in all areas of the society.

This homepage contains information about us, issues we are working on and various projects we are engaged in. We will also publish news and announcements about events related to immigrants, women and family issues.

The association is represented by the board, elected every year at the annual meeting.

 W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland is open to all women of foreign origin who live in Iceland.

If you would like to join the association or send an enquiry, please send an e-mail to womeniniceland@womeniniceland.is.

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Our office opens on Tuesday evenings

It is our pleasure to announce that our, office located on the 2nd floor of Túngata 14, will now be open on Tuesday evenings from 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. W.O.M.E.N. recently finished training some of our members to do peer counseling. Please read the 'Latest news' section on the right for more information.

Peer counselors are on summer vacation. Peer Counseling is starting again in September.

The Women´s Choir

Taking a break until the fall.

send an email to ania@womeniniceland.is


The Women´s Story Circle

The first Sunday of each month at the Reykjavik Public Library at 14:00 on the 6th floor.

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World Food Café

W.O.M.E.N invites you to join us for our World Food Café Pot Luck event, to welcome back everyone from their summer holidays. Next Thursday, the 4th of Sept.

There will be a small fee of 300kr (cash only) and we invite you to bring with you a dish of food, cakes, cookies or sweets that you and your family enjoy from your homeland during this time of the year. You are welcome to bring your girlfriends as there is no limit on the bookings as it is pot luck.

W.O.M.E.N will provide coffee, tea, water.

As always all women are welcome, but we do ask that you leave your children at home. We do understand though if you are breast feeding and have to bring the infant.

300kr cash fee (cash only)

When: Thursday, 4th of Sept
Time: 19:00-22:00
Address: Túngata 14 (Hallveigarstaðir)
101 Reykjavík
(door to the left, leads to basement)

Please register your attendence by writing to Nura at eldhus@womeniniceland.is
just so we know how many people to expect.


The first Thursday of every month, from September thru June.

If you would like to cook your countries cuisine for the women of W.O.M.E.N please get in touch.

W.O.M.E.N. is paying for food.


Latest news
Today we took part in the Multicultural Day 2014 in the Reykjavik City Hall....
Article about W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland in the newspaper Morgunblaðið from March 21st, 2014...
2014 International...
International Women's Day will be celebrated tomorrow, 8th of March. Do join us in Iðnó...