responsible adulthood. The three women had all had the feeling that they were
looked down upon in Iceland, and occasionally had even been the subject of haras-
Perla, Kristín and Lárus will in all likelihood grow up in Iceland. It is important
that they should be able to maintain their identity in the play school, at the same
time as they be given the same opportunities as their Icelandic peers for education,
quality of life and influence in Icelandic society.
Elsa Sigríður Jónsdóttir
er lektor við Kennaraháskóla íslands.