“It was my idea; I’m a genius,” laughed the project’s initiator Amal Tamimi. “There are many unemployed women here and it is a known fact that those who are unemployed are at a greater risk of becoming socially isolated, which can lead to various problems, such as anxiety, depression and social phobia.”
Tamimi is the managing director of the Jafnréttishús Equality Center, which launched the project. It is supported by the Ministry for Social Affairs, the 2010 European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion, the Employment Development Fund for Women, the Akranes Red Cross, the Akranes municipality and the West Iceland Directorate of Labor.
Amal Tamimi is good at scrounging though!
The Icelandic population is currently under half a million; can anyone work out how soon muslims will provide the relevant 20% needed for sharia to be imposed?
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