Solidarity protest outside Iranian embassy

Dozens gathered outside the Iranian embassy ​​in Nicosia to voice support and solidarity with the women of Iran following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. Carrying placards and signs with slogans in Persian,

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Sexual abuse victims unprotected

Organisations fighting against gender discrimination and violence against women argue Cyprus has not done much to protect victims coming forward to report abuse, despite signing international treaties. They argue the overturning of

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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

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