Going silent on gender equality

International Women’s Day in Cyprus is championed with such fervour as if there is collective guilt about all the things we are not putting right. Everyone in the political arena wheeled out


Cyprus gender pay gap 9%

To mark International Equal Pay Day, Commissioner for Gender Equality, Iosifina Antoniou highlighted the long-standing struggles to achieve parity between men and women at work, noting the wage gap in Cyprus is

Pandemic pauses gender equality

The coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on gender equality, increasing inequality, injustice and discrimination against women across the EU, with Cyprus slightly improving on the Gender Equality Index. The island ranked


Cyprus gender equality improving

Cyprus is among those countries in the EU where the gender gap has narrowed the most, according to the Gender Equality Index 2021. “Europe has made fragile gains in gender equality. But