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31. Pafos FC sexy pep talk gets cold shower

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pafos-fc-sexy-pep-talk-gets-cold-shower

A video teaser showing sexy girls in support of a football team in Paphos has been pulled down after a women’s group criticized the video for being sexist...

32. 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....

33. Op-ed: You can help 'Break the Bias' against women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-you-can-help-break-the-bias-against-women

This year for Women’s History month, in Cyprus, the United States, and around the world we recognized the achievements of women and girls, celebrated progress made towards achieving equality, and recommitted ourselves to ensuring the full measure of dignity and opportunity due all humans is available to women everywhere. ...

34. Cyprus overhauls rape investigations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-overhauls-rape-investigations

Cyprus police say from now on rape accusers will receive emotional support and be interviewed by officers of the same gender, as new guidelines begin to take hold following the vindication of a British woman who did not get fair treatment on the island...

35. 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....

36. 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. ...

37. Porsche Cyprus breaks stereotypes with the launch of the ''SHIFT project''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/porsche-cyprus-breaks-stereotypes-with-the-launch-of-the-shift-project

Porsche globally breaks stereotypes with an innovative strategy titled the ''SHIFT project''. In exactly the same direction, Porsche Cyprus and A.I. MOTOKINISI LTD are taking active action on the issue and join this international campaign in order to send a strong message to actively support women regarding what they can and are entitled to do in today's world. ...

38. An EU-wide ban on 'golden passports' and the Ukrainian crisis on the agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-ban-on-golden-passports-and-the-ukrainian-crisis-on-the-agenda-at-eu-plenary

The European Parliament is scheduled to have its plenary session this week from the 7th to the 10th of March in Strasbourg. On the agenda will be, most importantly, the Ukrainian issue as well as a discussion on an EU-wide ban on citizenship by investment schemes....

39. 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...

40. Cyprus and the UK sign Memorandum on LGBTI+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-the-uk-sign-memorandum-on-lgbti-rights

Cyprus’ Minister of Justice and Public Order Stephie Dracos stressed the need for a change in culture regarding the rights of LGBTI+ people, after signing on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding on the Protection and Promotion of the rights of LGBTI+ People in Europe and in the Commonwealth between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Cyprus....

41. House uncovers promotion in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-uncovers-promotion-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A Cypriot member of parliament is seeking answers from police in the Ayia Napa rape case, following revelations that the lead investigator got a promotion after losing a case due to stolen evidence instead of being investigated...

42. 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. ...

43. Women to be given full, equal and meaningful role in settlement of Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-to-be-given-full-equal-and-meaningful-role-in-settlement-of-cyprus-problem

The two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, have agreed on an action plan to ensure women’s full, equal and meaningful participation in the settlement process of the Cyprus problem, the United Nations Spokesperson in Cyprus, Aleem Siddique, said in an announcement on Wednesday....

44. Inequalities between women and men more profound two years into life with Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-inequalities-between-women-and-men-more-profound-two-years-into-life-with-covid

What is very apparent is that women have kept our societies functioning during the pandemic, beyond what they always did, with very little social recognition, appreciation and support;...

45. Spehar appointed Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support at DPPA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-appointed-assistant-secretary-general-for-peacebuilding-support-at-dppa

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Elizabeth Spehar of Canada as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support in the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA)....

46. Rape remark lands former commissioner in hot seat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-remark-lands-former-commissioner-in-hot-seat

A Cypriot former European commissioner was in the hot seat over the weekend after a comment she made about a rape story in Greece drew criticism from fellow Cypriots and Greeks, who took to social media to condemn her remarks and opine about young women and unwanted sex...

47. Polish scientists find gene that doubles risk of serious COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-scientists-find-gene-that-doubles-risk-of-serious-covid

Polish scientists have found a gene that they say more than doubles the risk of becoming severely ill with COVID-19, a discovery they hope could help doctors identify people who are most at risk from the disease....

48. Fully vaccinated Cypriots show higher antibody levels than those infected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fully-vaccinated-cypriots-show-higher-antibody-levels-than-those-infected

Preliminary data from an ongoing study in Cyprus show that antibody levels following vaccination with the first and second dose against COVID-19 are at much higher levels than on people who were infected with the disease,...

49. End of an era: Merkel bows out after 16 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/end-of-an-era-germany-s-merkel-bows-out-after-16-years

Angela Merkel was assured of a place in the history books as soon as she became Germany’s first female chancellor on Nov. 22, 2005...

50. 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. ...

51. Charalambidou: Need for coordination of support services for victims of sexual violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charalambidou-need-for-coordination-of-support-services-for-victims-of-sexual-violence

The Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Equal Opportunities for Men and Women, Ms. Irini Charalambidou, stated that a holistic approach is needed and that cross-sectoral cooperation and the coordination of all support services for victims of sexual harassment is needed....

52. 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....

53. The pandemic adversely affected students' mental health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-pandemic-adversely-affected-students-mental-health

The effects of the Covid-19 disease pandemic on the quality of life and mental health of students in Cyprus are recorded in a study published in September 2021 by the Frederick University Mental Resilience Research Unit....

54. United States issues its 1st passport with ‘X’ gender marker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/united-states-issues-its-1st-passport-with-‘x-gender-marker

The United States has issued its first gender neutral passport with an 'X' designated under the gender category, making it one of just over a dozen countries to identify intersex individuals....

55. The best employers of 2021 - Technology companies are topping the list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-best-employers-of-2021-technology-companies-are-topping-the-list

Nine tech companies and one automaker make up the top 10 best employers in the world, according to Forbes magazine in collaboration with market research firm Statista....

56. J&J says second shot boosts protection for moderate-severe COVID-19 to 94%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/j-j-says-second-shot-boosts-protection-for-moderate-severe-covid-19-to-94

Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday a second shot of its COVID-19 vaccine given about two months after the first increased its effectiveness to 94% in the United States against moderate to severe forms of the disease....

57. Global CEO confidence returns to pre-pandemic levels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/global-ceo-confidence-returns-to-pre-pandemic-levels

CEOs of the world’s largest businesses are increasingly optimistic about the outlook for their own business and despite the Delta variant slowing down the ‘return to normal’, their confidence in the global economy has returned to levels not seen since the start of the pandemic....

58. Paphos police find body in burned vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-police-find-body-in-burned-vehicle

Charred remains were discovered in a burning vehicle on Thursday when fire fighters responded to a fire in Paphos district, with additional reports saying the body was found in the backseat...

59. Cyprus parliament elects first madam speaker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-elects-first-madam-speaker

The newly-elected House in the Republic of Cyprus voted for the first woman ever to preside over the assembly on Thursday afternoon, with ruling party MP Annita Demetriou receiving the majority of the votes after an intense procedure...

60. Video pulled after critics said it was sexist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-pulled-after-critics-said-it-was-sexist

Tourism officials in the Republic of Cyprus have pulled a video from their playlist on social media, after critics said the clip as part of a campaign to keep the country clean was 'sexist' and failed to get the message across...

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