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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. Chart your course with WISTA Cyprus' MentorShip program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/chart-your-course-and-join-wista-cyprus-mentorship-program

Specifically designed to guide young professionals through the early stages of their careers in the maritime sector, both at sea and ashore, MentorWave's new MentorShip program has been announced by WISTA Cyprus....

4. 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...

5. PwC: Slow progress in gender equality in the workplace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-slow-progress-in-gender-equality-in-the-workplace

To mark International Women’s Day 2024, PwC has released two studies, the Women in Work Index and Inclusion Matters, finding that global progress on achieving gender parity at work continues at a sluggish rate....

6. CyStat: Gender disparities persist in workforce

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cystat-gender-disparities-persist-in-workforce

Although women make up the majority of the workforce in Cyprus, they are still paid significantly less than men, according to data published in a Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) infographic on the occasion of International Women's Day....

7. Life expectancy in Cyprus drops amid COVID turbulence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life-expectancy-in-cyprus-drops-amid-covid-turbulence

Life expectancy in Cyprus took a hit, decreasing by a year, reveals the latest European Commission health profile. ...

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. Life expectancy in Cyprus drops to 81.3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life-expectancy-in-cyprus-drops-to-81-3-years

Data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union, reveals that life expectancy in Cyprus has declined to 81.3 years....

10. Tokyo apologizes for offensive flyers to new moms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tokyo-apologizes-for-offensive-flyers-to-new-moms

There’s nothing a new mother likes more than being told how to please her husband – right?...

11. Women take the lead in education in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-take-the-lead-in-education-in-europe

Approximately 2.6 million tertiary students in the European Union were registered in 2021, studying in culture-related fields, constituting 14 percent of all tertiary students in the bloc....

12. 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...

13. Cyprus outlines new approach to gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-outlines-new-approach-to-gender-equality

Cyprus ranks 22nd out of 27 EU Member States in terms of gender equality, according to the European Institute for Gender Equality's Indicators, said Commissioner for Gender Equality Josie Christodoulou....

14. Is it the beginning of the end of the gender pay gap?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-it-the-beginning-of-the-end-of-the-gender-pay-gap

Imagine you are Anna, a dedicated and hardworking engineer with a passion for your work. You've spent years honing your skills and made a significant contribution to your company's success....

15. 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....

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. Work-life balance of European women worse after covid outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/work-life-balance-of-european-women-worse-after-covid-outbreak

European women’s work-life balance has worsened since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, a European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) report shows....

18. 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. ...

19. 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....

20. Gender pay gap in Cyprus at 9%, needs improvement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gender-pay-gap-in-cyprus-at-9-needs-improvement

Commissioner for Gender Equality, Iosifina Antoniou, in her statement for International Equal Pay Day, highlights the long-standing struggles to achieve equal pay for work of equal value between men and women, noting that the wage gap in Cyprus continues to exist and stands at 9%....

21. At around 27 years old is when young Cypriots flee the nest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-around-27-years-old-is-when-young-cypriots-flee-the-nest

Young people in Cyprus moved out of their parent's house on average at the age of 27.2 years in 2021, a little below the European Union average which was at 26.5 years, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistics service of the EU....

22. Men work 7.5 years longer in Cyprus compared to women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-work-7-5-years-longer-in-cyprus-compared-to-women

The expected average duration of working life for 15-year-olds in the EU was 37.9 years in Cyprus in 2021, above the EU average of 36.0 years, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

23. Deloitte opens up nominations for its accelerator for the Deloitte Accelerator for Social Innovation (DASI) awards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deloitte-opens-up-nominations-for-its-accelerator-for-the-deloitte-accelerator-for-social-innovation-dasi-awards

Deloitte has opened up nominations for its signature programme Deloitte Accelerator for Social Innovation (DASI) in the Middle East and Cyprus, providing social enterprises in the region with the opportunity to grow and scale their impact. ...

24. Cyprus ranks third with 58% of population having a tertiary education degree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-third-with-58-of-population-having-a-tertiary-education-degree

41 percent of young adults across the European Member States have completed tertiary education, with women being the leading gender....

25. Gender equality of great importance to Cyprus government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gender-equality-of-great-importance-to-cyprus-government

Promoting gender equality is of great importance for the government, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday....

26. Anastasiades: The protection of employees' rights is a priority

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-the-protection-of-employees-rights-is-a-priority

President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday listed a number of government policies and strategies as well as decisions in favor of laborers, as he addressed an event organized by trade union SEK in honor of Labor Day at the village of Amiantos....

27. Women's rights and participation a top priority for Cyprus government, says Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-s-rights-and-participation-a-top-priority-for-cyprus-government-says-anastasiades

We place emphasis on the implementation of actions and policies regarding the elimination of all forms of violence, inequality, discrimination and exploitation of women, stated Cyprus` President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday evening...

28. 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. ...

29. Religious event in Israel turns deadly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/religious-event-in-israel-turns-deadly

At least 44 people were crushed to death at an over-crowded religious bonfire festival in Israel on Friday, medics said, in what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a 'heavy disaster'...

30. 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. ...

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