Center for Gender Equality, Iceland
The Center for Gender Equality, Jafnréttisstofu, is an Icelandic national agency responsible for administering the law on gender equality and equal rights for men and women No. 10/2008. The purpose of the act is to establish and maintain equal status and equal opportunities for men and women and, thus, promote gender equality in all spheres of society.
The Center offers counselling and education in the field of gender equality for government and municipal authorities, institutions, companies, individuals and non-governmental organisations.