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But Iceland wouldn't be the most equal country in the world if the men weren't also wanting equality, making it all the easier to strive towards it together. If something needs doing, they expect women to be able to do it just as well as them.

It's interesting however why these two women were being thrown into the international spotlight, one for showing a breast and the other one for leaving a competition that's based on women's physical beauty. ) None of the international media mentioned one word about what the bill was that the MP was proposing (stricter laws on immigrants).

That's what the Icelandic news covered (along with the fact that she made news around the world for publicly breastfeeding in parliament).

A while ago I was being interviewed by a girl from Kenya who wanted to know more about Icelandic women and what they are like - and why exactly they are so strong and independent.

What is it in the Icelandic society that allows for such equality to grow and thrive?

A great example of how they are fighting this is by pointing out the number of Icelandic girls and women that partake in Slut Walk each year, and the #Free The Nipple campaign that took place a few years ago.

A popular elementary school talent competition was won by a group of 13-15 year old girls in 2015 that recited a feminist poem they'd written along with a dance performance, an idea they came up with themselves.

Take care of the animals, do repairs, take care of the kids, clean, cook etc - and quite often their husbands and/or sons would die at sea, so they'd be left to continue on their own.

We learn from our mothers and fathers and grandparents. I asked my mother if she attended the protests in 1975, and she said no, she was busy working.

I hope I can shed some light on it, at least I'm going to try.2016 threw a few Icelandic women into the international spotlight, for all sorts of different reasons.

I wrote a blog about the Icelandic MP that breastfed her baby during congress (but I disagree with her completely on what she was addressing in congress) and about Miss Iceland who quit a beauty pageant after being told she had to go on a diet. (Did you start reading this blog post because of the 'clickbait' picture of the beautiful woman posing in a bikini on a beach?

They've shown little Icelandic girls that women can be successful rappers - without needing to take all their clothes off in their music videos. I'm very proud of Icelandic teenage girls and young Icelandic girls and women.

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