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Annie Ling spent two months photographing these mothers in the Nordic country, documenting their daily lives and struggles.
“A lack of social stigma and a relaxed attitude towards marriage and sexual morality makes raising a family as a single parent in Iceland more feasible,” Ling said.
"It's not a good feeling when you realize that girl is a second cousin.
People may think it's funny, but (the app) is a necessity." The Islendiga-App — "App of Icelanders" — is an idea that may only be possible in Iceland, where most of the population shares descent from a group of 9th-century Viking settlers, and where an online database holds genealogical details of almost the entire population.
Sýslumaðurinn í Reykjavík (The Reykjavik District Commissioner) Skógarhlíð 6 105 Reykjavík Iceland Tel.: 3 Fax.: 354- 562 4870 E-mail: [email protected] marriage ceremonies are performed at the office at Skógarhlíð 6, Reykjavík at or . Before civil marriage can take place, the partners must submit documentation to verify that there are no impediments to the marriage according to The Law in Respect of Marriage no. Both parties must be 18 years of age and not already married. Documents in other languages than English and the Scandinavian languages have to be accompanied by a translation.
The app was created by three University of Iceland software engineering students for a contest calling for "new creative uses" of the Islendingabok, or Book of Icelanders, an online database of residents and their family trees stretching back 1,200 years.
Arnar Freyr Adalsteinsson, one of the trio, said it allows any two Icelanders to see how closely related they are, simply by touching phones.
The certificate must be issued within 4 weeks prior to the wedding ceremony.
letters and diaries.* Plays, poems and stories by women.* Minutes of meetings, letters and other papers from Icelandic women's associations.* Newspaper clippings about the history of women, gender research, the struggle for equal rights, interviews with women.
The originals may be returned after the wedding ceremony if required.