Contribution of women peacebuilders overlooked

UN head of mission, Colin Stewart, believes the important contribution of women to Cyprus’ reunification in the past has often gone unappreciated. “We tend to emphasise that women’s meaningful participation needs to

Domestic violence worsening

Last year the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family (SPAVO) managed 3,122 domestic/partner violence incidents compared to 2,854 in 2021, 2,147 in 2020 and 1,384 in 2019.


Emergency — break glass

The glass ceiling of gender disparity in Cyprus has started to crack, but it is still a long way from breaking. On March 8, instead of celebrating the occasion marking International Women’s


More women want to be entrepreneurs

A total of 187 applications submitted by women were approved for €10.6 mln in the government’s New Entrepreneurship Programme 2021-2027, said Commerce Minister Natasa Pilides. At an event to promote women in

Cyprus long way from closing gender gap

Cyprus has 27% of women in management-level positions – one of the lowest rates in the EU and ranks 22 in the EU on the Gender Equality Index, House Speaker Annita Demetrious

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