By Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore, from Womankind #16: Gyrfalcon. What would happen if women stopped work? If they refused to go to their jobs in offices, hospitals, cafés, schools, and banks? If they refused to pick up the children, do the washing, cook the dinner, make the bed? What would happen if fifty per cent of the population went on strike? That scenario was tested just under half a century ago when the women of Iceland, for one day, walked out on their everyday lives. Proposed by the ...
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