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Equal Opportunity in Iceland

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Abuse of alcohol by women in Iceland is now beginning to be recognized as a problem, says Reykjavik social worker Thuridur Jonsdottir. In Iceland as elsewhere, drinking has tended to be viewed as a male activity aimed strictly at getting drunk, she said. "We have no drinking culture or etiquette."

Ms. Jonsdottir is with the Drug Addictions Division of the State Mental Hospital. Now, she said,... Login to read more
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