Icelandic given names will no longer be differentiated as being “male” or “female” in the national naming registry. Per the previous provisions of the country’s naming laws, “Girls shall be given female names and boys shall be given male names.”
JÓHANN PÁLL ÁSTVALDSSON / Iceland Review
KSÍ, the Football Association of Iceland, has decided that the women's national team in football will receive the same bonuses as the men's team, fótbolti.net reports. The board of KSÍ made the decision in order to further equality within the sport. The women's team will now receive the same performance bonuses, which will depend upon success on the pitch, as the men's team.