Radiova was among 15 current and former female presidents and prime ministers who were presented with the WPL Award during the WPL Global Summit in Reykjavik, Iceland, on November 29.The group included the world's first female elected President, Vigdis Finnbogadottir
AF, Ardal B, Eiriksson H, Hrafnkelsson B, Valdimarsson H, Ludviksson BR., Haraldsson A.
Becoming a father can be experienced as very stressful but also as highly pleasurable and enriching in relation to both the child and the partner (Chin, Hall, & Daiches, 2011; Donovan, 1995; Finnbogadottir
, Crang Svalenius, & K Persson, 2003; Fagerskiold, 2008; Jordan, 1990; Premberg, Hellstrom, & Berg, 2008).
A pioneer in women s rights, the country is home to the world s first democratically elected woman head of state, Vigdis Finnbogadottir
, and current Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir, who is an openly gay woman.
That glass ceiling was shattered by Vigdis Finnbogadottir
, 82, who served four terms as president from 1980 to 1996 and who has been described as the first democratically elected female head of state in the world.
Similar findings were also reported by Finnbogadottir
(36) in a study done in a multicultural industrial town in southern Sweden whereby men felt being marginalized and excluded in their contact with maternal and child health services.
In a longitudinal study of 179 Icelandic children who were followed for 20 years starting at age 18 to 23 months, 29% reported having been diagnosed with asthma by age 21, and 13% had experienced asthma symptoms in the 12 months prior to this time (Finnbogadottir
et al., 2010).
The foreword to this resource was written by former Iceland President Vigdis Finnbogadottir
(see previous page).
11 IN 1980 former president Vigdis Finnbogadottir
became the first woman in the world to become a democratically elected head of state.
Joining Stewart at the Congress were fellow World Theatre Ambassadors Vigdis Finnbogadottir
(Iceland), Arnold Wesker (U.K) and Anatoly Vasiliev (Russia); unable to be present were Girish Karnad (India), Wole Soyinka (Nigeria) and Vaclav Havel (Czech Republic).