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15 June, 2024
 

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Displaying results 1-15 of 15 matches for query Istanbul Convention.

1. Pseudostate promoting tourism aimed at Balkan states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pseudostate-promoting-tourism-aimed-at-balkan-states

In the realm of foreign tourism promotion and marketing, the pseudostate actively participated in the inaugural Istanbul Balkan Tourism Exchange Exhibition (IBTB Istanbul) from September 20 to 22....

2. Girls and women make up majority of domestic violence victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girls-and-women-make-up-majority-of-domestic-violence-victims

The majority (75%) of victims of family violence, intimate partner violence and abuse of minors in Cyprus are girls and women, based on statistics by the Police Headquarters' Directorate for Vulnerable Persons Affairs....

3. Government strengthens its stance against gender based violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-strengthens-its-stance-against-gender-based-violence

Cyprus is taking another step towards strengthening the framework for effective prevention and battling of violence against women, with the approval by the Cabinet of two important proposals....

4. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

5. 25% of Cypriot police officers are women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/25-of-cypriot-police-officers-are-women

Cyprus is one of the top countries, among other European countries, with the highest number of females in the police force, as 25% of them are women, Assistant Head of Crime Combat Unit and member of the Police Gender equality committee, Kyriaki Lambrianidou, said....

6. Op-ed: The case of the British woman raped in Ayia Napa showed a deeply sexist society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-case-of-the-british-woman-raped-in-ayia-napa-showed-a-deeply-sexist-society

On the occasion of the acquittal of the young Brit on charges of public mischief announced by the Supreme Court of Cyprus last Monday 31/1, we spoke with Dr. Christina Kailis from the Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies about the decision, the legal components and the steps that still need to be taken to properly deal with complaints such as rape. ...

7. Turkey: Tear gas used against women protesting against gender-based violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-tear-gas-used-against-women-protesting-against-gender-based-violence

Turkish police used tear gas on Thursday night against hundreds of women protesting in Istanbul to denounce gender-based violence and Turkey's withdrawal from the International Convention for the Protection of Women....

8. Cyprus’ top diplomat: Turkey is creating new Ottoman empire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-diplomat-turkey-is-creating-new-ottoman-empire

The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey’s president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East...

9. Europe must get off the sofa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-must-get-off-the-sofa

Everything we learnt from what took place in the presidential palace, and then from Brussels, reinforced the image of a weak, if not anemic Europe...

10. EC head taken aback as Erdogan and Michel snap up the chairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-head-taken-aback-as-erdogan-and-michel-snap-up-the-chairs

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was taken aback to find her fellow top EU official taking the only chair available next to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan when the duo visited Ankara, and her spokesman made that clear on Wednesday....

11. Borrell determined to carry out EUCO mandate on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-determined-to-carry-out-euco-mandate-on-turkey

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said clarifications about the EU’s role at the informal conference of Cyprus set to take place in Geneva in late April may arise after the visit expected to be paid to Turkey by EU officials....

12. Germany: Turkey sending wrong human rights signals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-turkey-sending-wrong-human-rights-signals

Turkey is sending the wrong messages to the European Union by withdrawing from a pact designed to counter violence against women and closing down the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned on Monday....

13. 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....

14. Cyprus among five countries that present UNSG with note verbale on Tukey-Libya MoU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-among-five-countries-that-present-unsg-with-note-verbale-on-tukey-libya-mou

Cyprus, Bahrain, Egypt, Greece and Saudi Arabia have presented a note verbale to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterrres, outlining the reasons why the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of National Accord of Libya on the delimitation of maritime jurisdiction areas in the Mediterranean in Istanbul on 27 November 2019 should not be registered by the UN Secretariat in the list of international treaties....

15. Bill proposes up to five years for stalkers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-proposes-up-to-five-years-for-stalkers

A bill that would empower harassment and stalking victims is being delayed in the House in order for MPs to seek input from the legal department...

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