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1. Cyprus leads in Europe with anti-femicide law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-in-europe-with-anti-femicide-law

Cyprus encourages all States to acknowledge the existence of femicide, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the UN Ambassador Andreas Hadjichrysanthou has said, noting that the Cyprus Parliament has adopted a law on femicide which was the first of such piece of legislation in Europe....

2. Gang rape horrors shake Italy: 7 men accused, victim's assault filmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gang-rape-horrors-shake-italy-7-men-accused-victim-s-assault-filmed

The treatment is already allowed on a voluntary basis in several EU countries, but only in Poland is it currently compulsory for rapists and child sex abusers....

3. Happy International Women's Day - Let's talk about men!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/happy-international-women-s-day-let-s-talk-about-men

Every time International Women’s Day approaches, we hear the usual dissenting voices. “Do we really have to celebrate Women’s Day?” followed by “Why don’t we celebrate Men’s Day also?”. The answer is quite simple: We do celebrate Men’s Day, every year on November 19....

4. Suspect detained in midtown murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-detained-in-midtown-murder-investigation

A man has been arrested on premeditated murder charges after police positively identified a body found in a vacated property in Nicosia, with sources suggesting both suspect and victim were from the same country...

5. Femicide and punishment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-femicide-and-punishment

A few days ago, there was some shocking news. An Egyptian court asked lawmakers to approve the live broadcast of the hanging of a man who stabbed a female university student to death....

6. Cyprus has highest rate of femicides by population compared to other countries in study

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-highest-rate-of-femicides-by-population-compared-to-other-countries-in-study

A total of 13 femicides were committed in Cyprus between 2019 and 2020, with the victims in two cases being young girls....

7. PanicosGr app allows women in danger to call for immediate help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panicosgr-app-allows-women-in-danger-to-call-for-immediate-help

A new free mobile app PANICosGR, created by Christos Apostolou, allows users in Greece to send an automated message to a default contact if they need immediate help or if they feel they are in danger....

8. Suspected motive in double murder draws skepticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-motive-in-double-murder-draws-skepticism

A top criminologist in Cyprus says machismo and ethnicity were proximate causes in the double murder of two Russian women who had gone missing last month, but a suspected motive in the case has drawn public disbelief and some parliament members are calling for investigation into possible sex trafficking...

9. 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...

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