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1. Frederick University's STEM Camp empowers girls' potential

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frederick-university-s-stem-camp-empowers-girls-potential

Frederick University has unveiled its STEM Camp tailored for girls aged 13 to 16, marking the third consecutive year of this initiative within the university's long-term campaign to address the underrepresentation of girls and women in STEM fields....

2. Half of Cypriots find starting a business easy, survey shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/half-of-cypriots-find-starting-a-business-easy-survey-shows

Half of Cypriots consider starting a business easy, and more than half believe they possess the necessary skills for successful entrepreneurship, according to the 'Global Entrepreneurship Monitor' (GEM) survey results presented at the University of Cyprus on Friday....

3. Cypriot maritime leader honored with IMO Gender Equality Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-maritime-leader-honored-with-imo-gender-equality-award

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou has been honored with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Gender Equality Award for her outstanding contributions to promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in the maritime industry. ...

4. Cyprus grapples with challenges in youth behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-challenges-in-youth-behavior

After recent violent incidents in schools and a surge in vandalism during the Easter holidays, concerns about youth behavior have reignited public debate in Cyprus, according to a report by Pavlos Neophytos in this Sunday's print edition of Kathimerini....

5. Meet ''e-kofini'', a tool to lift veil on food prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meet-e-kofini-a-tool-to-lift-veil-on-food-prices

The Ministry of Agriculture is gearing up to unveil a cutting-edge digital tool aimed at bringing greater transparency to the often murky world of agricultural product pricing....

6. Insights of the first Women Leaders’ Forum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/insights-of-the-first-women-leaders-forum

On Tuesday, 26/03/24 the Women Leaders’ Forum 2024-IMH took place at Hilton in Nicosia. During the forum, business and professional sector leaders shared their insights on building, sustaining...

7. Women In TechⓇ Cyprus launches educational program ''Advocate for Yourself''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/women-in-techⓇ-cyprus-launches-educational-program-advocate-for-yourself

A partnership between TechIsland and Adsterra...

8. Official launch of Women In Tech® Cyprus powered by TechIsland and Adsterra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/official-launch-of-women-in-tech®-cyprus-powered-by-techisland-and-adsterra

TechIsland and its member Adsterra proudly announced the official launch of the Women in Tech® Cyprus Chapter. ...

9. Nicosia's 'one-stop shop' sparks green line trade revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nicosia-s-one-stop-shop-sparks-green-line-trade-revolution

The European Commission has taken a significant step in facilitating cross-border trade with the introduction of the EU One Stop Shop (EU OSS) for Green Line trade, located in the vibrant city of Nicosia....

10. Championing consumer rights in the digital era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/championing-consumer-rights-in-the-digital-era

A Consumer Dialogue event titled "New Consumer Agenda - Challenges ahead" took place at the EU House in Nicosia, addressing critical aspects of consumer protection, consumer rights and obligations in an era marked by the challenges of digitalization and the green transition....

11. What's new in Germany's citizenship law?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-s-new-in-germany-s-citizenship-law

The German government has introduced a new citizenship law, proposed by Interior Minister Nancy Faeser, aiming to streamline the process of acquiring dual citizenship and obtaining naturalization for non-EU citizens....

12. Taliban's violations of women's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taliban-s-violations-of-women-s-rights

The UN report released last month was compiled after a week-long visit to Afghanistan by Richard Bennett, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, and Dorothy Estrada-Tanck, who led a contingent from the working group on discrimination against women and girls....

13. Minister and Council president advocate for holistic sex ed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-and-council-president-advocate-for-holistic-sex-ed

Minister Athena Michaelidou and Anastasia Papadopoulou, President of the "Voice" Council, joined forces today at the Ministry of Education, Sports, and Youth to deliver a joint press conference on the topic of sexual education for students. The purpose of the conference was to emphasize the significance of implementing comprehensive sexual education in schools....

14. Cypriot commissioner wants women out of sex work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-commissioner-wants-women-out-of-sex-work

Cyprus’ gender commissioner is on a mission to steer debate on ending prostitution, saying she wants to criminalize paid sex and offer 'a way out' for women in the unregulated industry of the world’s oldest profession...

15. Porsche Cyprus celebrates women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/porsche-cyprus-celebrates-women

In a unique and wonderful evening event on March 2nd, 2023, A.I. Motokinisi Ltd., the official importer and distributor of Porsche cars in Cyprus, welcomed distinguished guests, partners and media representatives at the Porsche showroom in Nicosia. The event was held on the occasion of the upcoming International Women's Day on March 8th, in order to honour the woman and her role in today’s era....

16. Hate speech rampant in Cyprus despite progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hate-speech-rampant-in-cyprus-despite-progress

Hate speech affecting several groups remains widespread in the Cypriot public discourse, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) said on Tuesday in a report on Cyprus. ...

17. New foster care bill gives children a voice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-foster-care-bill-gives-children-a-voice

The new bill on foster care is empowering children, Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Anastasia Anthousi, has said....

18. 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....

19. Kalopanayiotis and Pissouri - WTO's 'Best Tourism Villages' 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kalopanayiotis-and-pissouri-un-s-best-tourism-villages-2022

Kalopanayiotis and Pissouri, two Cypriot villages of Nicosia and Limassol districts respectively, are among the villages participating in the Upgrade Programme of the UN's World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to become "Best Tourism Villages"....

20. EY: Open call for applications for the Women Fit for Business program Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-open-call-for-applications-for-the-women-fit-for-business-program-cyprus

AIPFE Cyprus-Women of Europe in collaboration with EY Cyprus and The Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM) will be launching the fourth round of the highly successful European initiative Women Fit for Business (WF4B) Cyprus in January 2023....

21. Homelessness on the streets of the capital (Photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homelessness-on-the-streets-of-the-capital-photos

Citizens in the heart of the capital are faced with a depressing sight. The image of two homeless people, a father and son, whose story is well known among the locals, sleeping on the streets of Makarios Ave....

22. The pay gap between men and women in Cyprus is at 9%.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-pay-gap-between-men-and-women-in-cyprus-is-at-9

Gender Equality Commissioner Josephine Antoniou said in a message on the European Union's Equal Pay Day that the pay gap between men and women in Cyprus is 9%, which means that women earn 91 cents for every euro earned by men....

23. Cyprus Voice for Animals to hold protest at Presidential Palace on Oct 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-voice-for-animals-to-hold-protest-at-presidential-palace-on-oct-1st

Cyprus Voice for Animals will be holding a demonstration in front of the presidential palace on Saturday, October 1st. The animal welfare organization is calling on the government to train and empower the Animal Police in Cyprus so that they can strictly enforce animal welfare laws that are already in place....

24. Employee influence grows: 43% set to quit jobs for better pay, career opportunities and flexibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/employee-influence-grows-43-set-to-quit-jobs-for-better-pay-career-opportunities-and-flexibility

Employees around the world now hold more sway in the global job market, with two-fifths (43%) of respondents saying they are likely to quit in the next 12 months according to the EY 2022 Work Reimagined Survey...

25. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

26. Professor Emilianides elected to Conciliation and Good Offices Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/professor-emilianides-elected-to-conciliation-and-good-offices-commission

Prof. Achilles C. Emilianides, advocate, Dean of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia, and General-Secretary of the Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters, and Arts, was elected as a member of the Conciliation and Good Offices Commission (‘Commission’) by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (‘UNESCO’) during its 41st session. The election was officially announced in March 2022. ...

27. Dior documentary highlights Greek artisans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dior-documentary-highlights-greek-artisans

“The Greek Bar Jacket,” a film by award-winning director Marianna Economou, premiered yesterday on YouTube. ...

28. Customised solutions: Our expertise can help the hotel sector recover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/customised-solutions-our-expertise-can-help-the-hotel-sector-recover

APC Audit Tax Advisory Ltd and CITR Cyprus Ltd, have decided to join forces to offer a complete package of services to Cypriot Hoteliers, which will contain the vital innovative and customized solutions that are necessary, in order to properly deal with the evolving pandemic...

29. 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. ...

30. Domestic violence up by 30% since Covid-19 broke out in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-up-by-30-since-first-covid-19-case-confirmed

A domestic violence helpline saw calls rise by 30% between March 9, when the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Cyprus, and March 17, the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family said....

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