Book ‘Secrets of the Sprakkar’ by Eliza Reid

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Iceland’s Extraordinary Women and How They Are Changing the World
"Secrets of the Sprakkar is a fascinating window into what a more gender-equal world could look like, and why it's worth striving for. Iceland is doing a lot to level the playing field: paid parental leave, affordable childcare, and broad support for gender equality as a core value. Reid takes us on an exploration not only around this fascinating island, but also through the triumphs and stumbles of a country as it journeys towards gender equality." ― Hillary Rodham Clinton. Iceland is the best place on earth to be a woman―but why? For the past twelve years, the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report has ranked Iceland number one on its list of countries closing the gap in equality between men and women...
Publisher: Sourcebooks (February 8, 2022)  Pages: 288 pages  ISBN-10: 1728242169  ISBN-13: 978-1728242163  ASIN:‎ B094XM858Y

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Eliza Reid is a journalist, editor, and cofounder of the annual Iceland Writers Retreat. Eliza grew up on a hobby farm near Ottawa, Canada, and moved to Iceland in 2003, five years after meeting the man who later became her husband, Gudni Th. Jóhannesson. When he took office as President of Iceland on August 1, 2016, Eliza became…


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