Strip club ban in Iceland
The strip club ban in Iceland refers to a law made by the Icelandic Parliament (Alþingi) The law officially took effect on 31 July 2010. Siv Friðleifsdóttir was the first presenter of the bill.
Strip clubs and nudity among their employees are still legal in most of Europe.
Iceland outlawed striptease in March 2010. Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, then Iceland's Prime Minister, said: "The Nordic countries are leading the way on women's equality, recognizing women as equal citizens rather than commodities for sale."  The politician behind the bill, Kolbrún Halldórsdóttir, said: "It is not acceptable that women or people in general are a product to be sold."
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