Politics Podcast

ABC Radio National

News & Politics

Michelle Grattan reports from Canberra each weekday on Breakfast. Counterpoint and Late Night Live dip into all sides of political commentary and, if it's serious news, it'll be discussed all over RN from RN Drive to Sunday Extra.


When Iceland's women took a day off

May 20th, 2015

Episode 574 of 1761 episodes

On October 24 1975, Icelandic women of all ages, religions and political persuasions took ‘a day off’ to protest pay discrepancies between men and women. Airports, schools and hospitals shut down. Five years later, Iceland became the first country to elect a female president.