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20 September, 2020
 

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1. Despite progress, discrimination against LGBT community a reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despite-progress-discrimination-against-lgbt-community-a-reality

Recognizing that Cyprus has taken substantial steps toward institutionalizing equality and safeguarding the fundamental rights of the island’s LGBT community, Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou Lottides has highlighted that there is still work to be done in eradicating the reality of enduring acts of discrimination....

2. 'The Time Is Now': Women abstain from duties in call for gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-time-is-now-women-abstain-from-duties-in-call-for-gender-equality

Women from across Cyprus locked elbows to form human chains outside their workplaces on Friday during a one-hour work stoppage that called for gender equality and an end to discrimination against women....

3. Harvey Weinstein found guilty at rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harvey-weinstein-found-guilty-at-rape-trial

Harvey Weinstein, the fallen titan of Hollywood whose sexual abuse of aspiring young female actors sparked the #MeToo movement, has finally been brought to justice after a New York jury found him guilty....

4. Cyprus slightly above EU average on women scientists and engineers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slightly-above-eu-average-on-women-scientists-and-engineers

In 2018, of almost 15 million scientists and engineers in the EU, 59% were men and 41% women, according to figures released by Eurostat, ahead of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrated on 11 February. Cyprus ranks close to the EU average with 42%, followed by Romania (41%), France (40%), and Greece, the Czech Republic and Slovakia (all 39%). ...

5. Cyprus pensions gender inequality among highest in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pensions-gender-inequality-among-highest-in-eu

Female pensioners in Cyprus received a pension that was 38.2 per cent lower than male pensioners in 2018, much higher than the EU average of a 30 per cent pension gap....

6. National Action Plan in the works to increase role of women in conflict situations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-action-plan-in-the-works-to-increase-role-of-women-in-conflict-situations

A preliminary draft has been completed of the island’s first ever National Action Plan (NAP) for the implementation of UN resolution 1325, entitled ‘Women, Peace and Security’, which reaffirms the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts....

7. PRIO: A Cyprus solution could reap high economic benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prio-a-solution-to-cyprus-problem-can-oe

A solution to the Cyprus problem will create large new markets, research conducted by the independent, bicommunal research centre PRIO showed....

8. Accounting profession the pillar of powerful economies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/accounting-profession-the-pillar-of-powerful-economies

9. 2020 year of ‘slowbalisation’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-2020-to-be-year-of-‘slowbalisation-for-global-economy

Global economic growth in 2020 is expected to grow at a rate of around 3.4% in purchasing power parity terms,according to new projections by PwC, compared to its long-term average of a 21st century average of 3.8% per year...

10. Human remains found in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/skeletal-remains-wash-up-in-larnaca

Local reports emerged on Tuesday saying human remains have been found on two separate occasions in the water at a Larnaca beach...

11. PwC: Fear of automation greatest among those getting fewest opportunities to upskill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pwc-fear-of-automation-greatest-among-those-getting-fewest-opportunities-to-upskill

12. Legal concurs with no case against bishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-concurs-with-no-case-against-bishop

There will be no criminal case against Morphou Bishop Neophytos in connection with his controversial comments over homosexuality, after the attorney general said the police file he reviewed over the case did not establish a crime...

13. Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakidou-climate-change-and-gender-equality-a-priority-for-the-eu

There have been many who have questioned the EU because of the economic crisis that has emerged in recent years. Today we are coming out of this crisis and we realize that the EU still has a lot to offer....

14. Ombudswoman weighs in on Bishop controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ombudswoman-weighs-in-on-bishop-controversy

Criticism towards Bishop Neophytos is picking up steam, following his comments about homosexuality and abortion that stirred debate and prompted all sorts of reactions...

15. Cyprus nominates Stella Kyriakidou as country's new European Commissioner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-nominate-stella-kyriakidou-as-country-s-new-european-commissioner

Cyprus nominates DISY MP Stella Kyriakidou as the country's new European Commissioner. ...

16. Golden Dawn voters, women and Mitsotakis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/golden-dawn-voters-women-and-mitsotakis

Some foreign journalists have in recent days made two negative observations regarding New Democracy’s victory in the July 7 snap election and the makeup of the new cabinet...

17. Unions spell out rules on sexual harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unions-spell-out-rules-on-sexual-harassment

Three unions have signed a code of conduct on sexual harassment in the workplace, in an effort to include very detailed Do's and Don'ts in employment contracts...

18. Stranded refugees picked up off Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-refugees-picked-up-off-akamas

A boat with nine adults was spotted Tuesday early morning morning off the coast in Akamas...

19. Fifteen rounded up in Nicosia late night sweep

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-round-up-fifteen-in-nicosia-late-night-sweep

Immigration police conducted multiple raids in Nicosia on Thursday night, detaining over a dozen foreign nationals in the city and suburbs...

20. App offers alcohol calculator for drivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/app-offers-alcohol-calculator-for-drivers

A recent study is back on the news following many accidents and road safety campaigns, busting myths about driving under the influence and helping drivers get a better grip on substance abuse...

21. Somali women react to social services video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/somali-women-react-to-social-services-video

A group of women from Somalia are speaking out against treatment from state officials, just days after a video surfaced online showing a female refugee being forcefully removed from a social welfare office...

22. Swedish Dads and Cypriot Dads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-dads-and-cypriot-dads

23. Child sex predator gets five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-sex-predator-gets-five-years

A 26-year-old man from Nicosia has been sentenced to five years after being found guilty of sexual harassment against teenagers...

24. UN asks Australia to consider resettling Saudi woman who fled family

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-asks-australia-to-consider-resettling-saudi-woman-who-fled-family

25. Wanted - Scientist to feature on Britain's new 50 pound note

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wanted-scientist-to-feature-on-britain-s-new-50-pound-note

26. Controversy over urinal still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversy-over-urinal-still-unresolved

A controversial portable urinal for men, in the shape of a naked woman in an explicit sexual position, continues to spark debate in parliament two months after public criticism, with some saying the product goes too far while others say social impact has been overstated...

27. Sex selection in Cyprus raises ethical issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-selection-in-cyprus-raises-ethical-issues

Cyprus has been a sex selection destination for British couples who want to get pregnant without legal troubles in the UK, but a recent Daily Mail story on Turkish Cypriot IVF clinics is raising additional legal and ethical questions...

28. Cyprus committed in fight against human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-committed-in-fight-against-human-trafficking

29. Security Council renews UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-mandate

The Security Council authorized a six‑month mandate renewal for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Thursday, unanimously adopting resolution 2430 (2018)...

30. Cypriots prefer cannabis to get high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-prefer-cannabis-to-get-high

A new drug report shows that cannabis is the most popular drug in Cyprus, while Cypriot towns are among European cities with the highest levels of methamphetamine detected in wastewater...

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