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2020 was supposed to be a landmark year for gender equality; a celebration of advancement. Instead, inequalities between women and men, across dimensions, have intensified as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the World Economic Forum’s most recent Global Gender Gap Index, no country has reached gender parity in wages. Progress toward closing […]

The videos of the WIP Study Trip to Iceland are now available on Youtube: Plenary Session – What does it take to become a champion? Plenary Session – “Eliminating Gender Stereotypes” Plenary Session – Lessons learnt: Can Iceland be exported? Video message by Vigdís Finnbogadóttir at the WIP Study Trip to Iceland Video message by […]

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, the first elected female Head of State in the world, has received the “WIP Award for Lifetime Achievements in Female Political Empowerment” in Reykjavík. The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) has gathered in Iceland during two days to discuss with local politicians about the country’s success in gender equality. The former President […]

– French, Spanish and Icelandic versions as PDF below – The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) meets in the Parliament of Iceland to study the country’s success in gender equality and women’s political empowerment. International female Parliamentarians will meet with the President, Prime Minister, Members of the Government and Members of the Parliament of […]

Female Parliamentarians from all continents will gather in Reykjavik from 3 to 4 April on the occasion of the WIP Study Trip to Iceland. There will be three Plenary Debates within the programme, which will give the opportunity to Icelandic politicians to explain their experience in closing the gender gap and fighting against gender stereotypes […]