Womankind

LETTERS FROM ICELAND: Guðrún Jónsdóttir

On October 24, 1975, we did not go to work. We did not do any housework. We did not cook. We did not look after children. I was 21 years old.

I was standing in a sea of women at the biggest demonstration in Iceland’s history. We went on to the streets to protest wage discrepancy and unfair employment practices. We demonstrated

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