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9 9. March, 2018

News of the Shelters’ intermediate housing

9. March, 2018|News|

Eygló Harðardóttir will be the project manager for the Shelters' intermediate housing project. Eygló will also provide leadership for the new housing non-profit organiztion which was established by the Women's Shelter, in order to manage the 16 appartments which will be built. "In my past life I got the opportunity to get to know the [...]

9 9. March, 2018

The cartoon “Lets talk about violence” – in Icelandic, English and Norwegian

9. March, 2018|News|

In 2016 the Women’s Shelter premiered a cartoon called “Let’s talk about violence”. The main goal of the cartoon is to deliver messages regarding violence to children, as well as increasing the visibility of children who live in violence, within the community. The message children are supposed to be left with are that domestic violence [...]

9 9. March, 2018

For whom is the Shelter? Leaflet in seven languages

9. March, 2018|News|

For whom is the Women's Shelter is a leaflet which the Shelter designed and published, and had it translated to six languages. Apart from Icelandic, it has been translated into English, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Arabic and Thai. The leaflets can be viewed and downloaded here. To order a printed version of the leaflet please contact [...]

8 8. February, 2018

Fundraising: 90 million ISK for intermediate housing

8. February, 2018|News|

The women behind the fundraising "On everyone's lips" (Á allra vörum) came to the Women's Shelter on the last days of 2017 and delivered the proceeds which had been collected in the great fundraising event in September 2017. Those funds and other donations gathered make the difference for the construction of the intermediate housing shelter [...]