|"Forty years ago, the women of Iceland went on strike - they refused to work, cook and look after children for a day.
It was a moment that changed the way women were seen in the country and helped
put Iceland at
the forefront of the fight for equality.|
"When Ronald Reagan became the US President, one small boy in Iceland was outraged. "He can't be a president - he's a man!" he exclaimed to his mother when he saw the news on the television."[BBC Magazine]