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Women’s Rights Association named after Hallveig Fróðadóttir

    Hallveig Fróðadóttir (b. Norway, 850 – d. Iceland) was one of the first permanent Norse settlers of Iceland, together with her husband Ingólfr Arnarson. According to tradition, they founded Reykjavík in 874, coming from Norway. The Women’s House Hallveigarstaðir was built to house the activities of women’s groups in Iceland and to support their cultural and humanitarian work. It is named after Hallveig Fróðadóttir.

    Address : Hallveigarstaðir, Túngata 16, 101 Reykjavík

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