Living in Iceland

Iceland is a peaceful country without a military operation.

ReykjavíkIceland is a gender equality based country where number of women working outside the home is one of the highest in the world. Also Iceland has scored high in terms of womens educational attainment, health and survival and political empowerment.

In Iceland higher number of women attend and graduate from universities than men.

Similar to the Nordic countries Iceland pursues a strong family policies where children receive great support and legislation regarding paternity, maternity and parental leave is superior to that of other countries.

Iceland is a socially tolerant country and became the first country to elect an openly gay head of state in 2009. In 2010 law were passed allowing same-sex partners to get married in a vote which met with no political resistance.

 

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