It seems that women’s rights are not taken seriously in Cyprus, worst of all by women themselves. The argument about narrowing and eventually closing gender gaps in the workplace, business, public service,
Cyprus still has a long way to go in reducing the gender gap, said House Speaker Annita Demetriou. Addressing the 6th Annual Business and Professional Women Mediterranean Symposium, Demetriou said women have
Applications for the 2023 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) programme are now being accepted by CyprusInno, a social venture connecting Cypriots. Applications are open until the 30 July, and for more information,
Cypriot women are being mobbed out of their jobs after giving birth, during pregnancy, or after turning down sexual advances, as legislation does not protect them, said Law Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou.
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
More women have come forward with complaints of sexual misconduct against former Larnaca Bishop Chrysostomos after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in a historic case dating back
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.
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
The majority (75%) of victims of family violence, intimate partner violence and abuse of minors in Cyprus are girls and women, based on police statistics. According to the statistics, there was a
Women and girls will be put at the heart of the UK’s international work with a new strategy that will tackle gender inequality across the globe. Launching on International Women’s Day, the