Iceland is usually a very peaceful, laid back country.
But on Monday, the nation's entire female population caused a stir when women across the country left their jobs at 2:38 p.m.!
The nation-wide event took place on October 24, a momentous date in Iceland's fight for gender equality, where women went on strike to protest the gender pay gap — which currently rests at 18 percent.
This year, Women's Day Off commenced at 2:38 p.m., which is the exact moment that women on average begin working for free each day due to the wage gap.
The first Women's Day Off took place on October 24, 1975, when 90 percent of Icelandic women