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1. Man detained on child grooming charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-on-child-grooming-charges

A man in Nicosia has been remanded in custody following his arrest on suspicion he was grooming a minor with intent to commit further sexual offences...

2. Moderna to seek US, EU authorization for vaccine on Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-to-seek-us-eu-authorization-for-vaccine-on-monday

Moderna Inc will apply for US and European emergency authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine on Monday after full results from a late-stage study showed it was 94.1% effective with no serious safety concerns, the company said....

3. Domestic violence figures maintain concerning climb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-maintain-concerning-climb

The police’s domestic violence unit received 180 complaints in September and October and made 29 arrests, justice minister Emily Yioliti said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the association for the prevention and handling of violence in the family (SPAVO) said it has marked an increase of 40% in calls received at the 1440 helpline....

4. Bill introduces femicide in penal code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-introduces-femicide-in-penal-code

A new bill proposal calling for femicide to be recognized officially as a sex-based hate crime has been submitted to the House legal affairs committee, with proponents saying the term would be helpful for prosecutorial reasons while some critics say the law might be sexist...

5. Ministry adjusts gender balance of culture committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-adjusts-gender-balance-of-culture-committee

After intense public outcry over the imbalances of the education and culture ministry’s new advisory committee for cultural policy, which had included just one woman among 15 men, the ministry changed course, adding nine more women to the group on Thursday....

6. Ministry slammed for imbalances in new culture committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-slammed-for-imbalances-in-new-culture-committee

The ministry of education and culture was criticized for taking one step forward and two steps back on the cultural front, after it announced on Tuesday the composition of a 16-member advisory committee that would draw up policy proposals for culture and the arts in Cyprus....

7. EY Cyprus Platinum Sponsor at first Cyprus Forum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-platinum-sponsor-at-the-first-cyprus-forum

8. Cyprus FM calls for collective action to safeguard women's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-calls-for-collective-action-to-safeguard-women-s-rights

Cyprus' Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides called for concrete and collective actions that will bring transformative change in safeguarding women`s rights. ...

9. Spanish FM stresses solidarity with Cyprus, importance of dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-fm-stresses-solidarity-with-cyprus-importance-of-dialogue

Spain’s Foreign Affairs Minister Arancha González Laya expressed her country’s solidarity and support for Cyprus in the face of tensions with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean....

10. 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....

11. '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....

12. 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....

13. 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%). ...

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. Accounting profession the pillar of powerful economies

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

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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

21. 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...

22. 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....

23. 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...

24. 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. ...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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