Women Can Have It All … In Iceland

Unwed Mothers in Iceland

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Why you should care

Because it takes a village but not necessarily a wedding ring to raise a child.

In Iceland, marriage isn’t an institution; it’s not even a hobby. Instead, Iceland is a country with tons of divorce and the highest percentage of working mothers. Sound like a formula for social ruin? Hardly. Icelanders are among the happiest (and healthiest) people on Earth — and raising lots of happy, self-confident kids. Find out why in the animated infographic (below) from our friends at Newsbound.



Numbers and factoids — fodder for your next cocktail party.