Iceland Airwaves 2015 Radio Documentary Preview: Divorce in Iceland vs. The United States (LISTEN)

Stay tuned right here for our Iceland Airwaves 2015 final radio documentary, which will air at noon CT on Saturday, January 9th and during our encore presentation on Sunday, January 10th at 7 p.m. CT on WCRX-FM 88.1 in Chicago (live stream here). In the meantime, check out a teaser from one of the cultural stories the students culled at Airwaves and produced below for the final radio documentary. Check out previews, reviews and more on our Iceland Airwaves 2015 home page.

Divorce is a common thing nowadays. No matter where you are from, you probably know someone who’s either been through a divorce or has been affected by one.  Iceland has many different ways they approach separation that differs from the approach of the US.

Hlynur Jónsson, an Icelandic attorney at law, and Sigrún Júlíusdóttir, a professor of social work at The University of Iceland are interviewed. Here’s a preview with Jónsson, who discusses joint custody.

Tune in to our radio documentary to hear about Iceland’s family strong family structure, the growing popularity of 50-50 child custody, and the comparison of divorce between Iceland and the United States.

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