#Equalrights

.Iceland
Iceland has elected a female-majority parliament, a landmark for gender equality in the North Atlantic island nation. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Iceland on Sunday elected a female-majority parliament
  • After all votes were counted, female candidates held 33 seats in Iceland’s 63-seat parliament
  • The three parties in the outgoing coalition government won a total of 37 seats 

The US women will face New Zealand on Saturday in Tokyo Olympics in Japan. (Photo credit: Twitter/@USWNT)

  • The US women soccer team filed an appeal of their equal-pay lawsuit against US Soccer
  • The appeal demand to overturn a 2020 decision against their equal-pay lawsuit
  • The players said last year's decision "defies reality"