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1. Employers face legal action if menopausal women's needs ignored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/employers-face-legal-action-if-menopausal-women-s-needs-ignored

In a bid to address workplace challenges faced by menopausal women, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has issued guidance asserting that employers may face legal consequences if they fail to make ''reasonable adjustments.''...

2. €500 for parking in a handicap zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€500-for-parking-in-a-handicap-zone

In response to a significant reduction in illegal parking in disabled areas following a prior extrajudicial fine increase, the Transport Committee is considering another proposal by MEP Andreas Apostolou to further raise the fine from €300 to €500....

3. Mortgage-to-Rent scheme sparks overwhelming interest as call centers inundated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mortgage-to-rent-scheme-sparks-overwhelming-interest-as-call-centers-inundated

In a significant response to the newly launched 'Mortgage to Rent' Scheme by the implementing agency, KEDIPES, the service center has been inundated with hundreds of calls since the official commencement of the initiative today....

4. New measures unveiled for energy and housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-unveiled-for-energy-and-housing

In a decisive move to support Cyprus' households and businesses, the Council of Ministers, under the leadership of President Nikos Christodoulides, unveiled a comprehensive package of immediate and medium-term measures today....

5. Stockholm takes bold move by banning petrol and diesel cars in city center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stockholm-takes-bold-move-by-banning-petrol-and-diesel-cars-in-city-center

Stockholm has announced plans to become the first big capital city to ban petrol and diesel cars from its center, in an effort to slash pollution and reduce noise....

6. Nicosia's first autism homes opened by Voice for Autism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-first-autism-homes-opened-by-voice-for-autism

In a momentous occasion on October 2, 2023, the NGO Voice for Autism proudly inaugurated two groundbreaking group homes in Lakatamia, Nicosia....

7. New EU card to make travel easier for people with disabilities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-eu-card-to-make-travel-easier-for-people-with-disabilities

The European Commission has unveiled a legislative proposal aimed at improving access to free movement for individuals with disabilities within the European Union....

8. Cities across Europe, including Cyprus, to showcase disabled-friendly urban areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cities-across-europe-including-cyprus-to-showcase-disabled-friendly-urban-areas

Nicosia, Limassol, Famagusta and Paphos now have the chance to exhibit their achievements in creating disabled-friendly urban spaces as European cities compete for the prestigious Access City Award. ...

9. Applications open for 'Rent in Exchange' program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/applications-open-for-rent-in-exchange-program

"The submission of applications for the 'Rent in Exchange for Installment' program will begin in October," said Ioanna Markidou, Chief Economist A' at the Ministry of Finance, in a statement to CNA....

10. Serious flaws in disability benefit assessments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/serious-flaws-in-disability-benefit-assessments

Serious allegations have been made by the President of KYSOA, Christakis Nicolaides, regarding the examination process of applications for disability benefits by medical boards. ...

11. Calls for redress in Irish mother and baby home scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-redress-in-irish-mother-and-baby-home-scandal

Ten years after a dark discovery was made in the west of Ireland, Euronews takes a look at the grim legacy of the maternity homes that were still in operation until the end of the 20th century. ...

12. Cabinet pulls plug on fuel subsidies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-pulls-plug-on-fuel-subsidies

Temporary fuel state subsidies are set to expire before the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, after the finance minister announced an extension could not be justified...

13. Young man sentenced in sexual abuse of tween

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-sentenced-in-sexual-abuse-of-tween

A young man got a suspended sentence after a Limassol criminal court found him guilty of sexually abusing a young teenage girl, whom he had recorded on video during a lewd act...

14. Struggle for disabled children from Ukraine continues in host countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/struggle-for-disabled-children-from-ukraine-continues-in-host-countries

A recent survey conducted by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has revealed that approximately 12% of families who fled Ukraine due to the conflict have at least one member with a disability....

15. Government takes bold steps towards inclusion of disabled persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-takes-bold-steps-towards-inclusion-of-disabled-persons

The government is focused on developing a new national strategy for disability, aiming to enhance the integration and well-being of persons with disabilities. ...

16. Cracking down on 'Conversion Therapies': Parties' positions and ethical concerns unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-conversion-therapies-parties-positions-and-ethical-concerns-unveiled

Based on the voting patterns of the AKEL and DISY parliamentary groups thus far, it appears that the proposed law criminalizing "conversion therapies" will be presented to the Parliament's plenary session on Thursday, May 25th....

17. Forced sterilization loophole in Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forced-sterilization-loophole-in-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A woman in Cyprus has been made sterile without her consent, with reports saying people who live with intellectual disability and other disorders often “get fixed” through forced sterilization by power of attorney...

18. Young helper jailed after rape complaint from pensioner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-helper-jailed-for-raping-elderly-man

A young man in Cyprus has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after a Larnaca court found him guilty of raping an elderly male patient with a mobility impairment...

19. 'He must resign': Minister of Education slammed on chaperone issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/he-must-resign-minister-of-education-slammed-on-chaperone-issue

Youla Pitsiali, President of the NGO "Embrace of Hope," has launched attacks on the Minister of Education....

20. Will the riots in Iran be the catalyst for an uprising?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-the-riots-in-iran-be-the-catalyst-for-an-uprising

Riots erupted during the funeral of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. Amini died under dubious circumstances last Friday after being arrested by the country's morality police....

21. Gun report adds new twist in Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-report-adds-new-twist-in-azeri-case

The Azeri suspect in a contentious thwarted plot against Israelis in Cyprus has admitted some charges essentially throwing a curve ball at the prosecution, with the defense raising serious questions over murder-for-hire conspiracy and terrorism accusations...

22. Cyprus continues special education debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-continues-special-education-debate

23. Bicycle subsidy platform now open for new applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-subsidy-platform-now-open-for-new-applications

The Department for Transport, Communications and Works announces the opening of applications for the revised Bicycle Purchase Grant Scheme for 2022 - 2023....

24. UN: Obesity levels in Europe at ‘epidemic proportions’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-obesity-levels-in-europe-at-‘epidemic-proportions

The World Health Organization says the rates of people who are obese and overweight in Europe have hit “epidemic proportions,” with nearly 60% of adults and a third of children in one of those categories....

25. Plea bargain offers glimpse into Azeri trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-bargain-offers-glimpse-into-azeri-trial

Prosecutors in Cyprus were on the rebound this week in the Azeri case after a defendant pleaded guilty to two charges, prompting media to speculate that a deal with the suspect-turned-witness could also make good on terror charges in a thwarted plot against Israelis on the island...

26. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

27. Second suspect arrested in alleged plot against Israelis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-suspect-arrested-in-alleged-plot-against-israelis

Cyprus police have arrested another man in connection with an investigation into an alleged assassination plot against Israeli businessmen, while lawyers representing the main suspect say lack of a public hearing is not fair to their client...

28. Authorities receive 22 reports of adverse reactions to vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-receive-22-reports-of-mild-adverse-reactions-to-covid-vaccine

The Health Ministry’s Department of Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Trials has so far received a total of 22 reports of possible adverse reactions to the coronavirus vaccine....

29. Special needs home has close call with fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/special-needs-home-has-close-call-with-fire

Thirteen people were evacuated on Tuesday during a fire at a special needs residential facility in Larnaca, with officials saying a slight delay from first responders could have been deadly...

30. Convicted pedophile gets tougher sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/convicted-pedophile-gets-tougher-sentence

A convicted child molester's sentence has been increased from four to seven years, after he was found guilty on more charges during an appeal hearing in the Supreme Court...

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