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1. Beyonce's producer accused of repeated sexual assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beyonce-s-producer-accused-of-repeated-sexual-assault

Grammy award-winning producer and songwriter The-Dream has been accused of rape and sexual battery, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles...

2. High school teacher in Limassol accused of kissing student

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-high-school-teacher-in-limassol-accused-of-kissing-student

A high school teacher in the Limassol district has been suspended following an allegation of sexual harassment involving a female student....

3. Workplace harassment hits 1 in 3, EU report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workplace-harassment-hits-1-in-3-eu-report-finds

A third of sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said at an event organised by Cyprus Workers......

4. Theologian's complaint unveils monk misconduct

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/theologian-s-complaint-unveils-monk-misconduct

Theologian Theodoros Kyriakou has made a formal complaint to the police regarding allegations of sexual harassment by a monk towards an individual who had previously been associated with the Avvakoum Monastery....

5. Nicosia water board official accused of sexual harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-water-board-official-accused-of-sexual-harassment

A senior official at the Nicosia Water Board is under scrutiny following allegations of sexual harassment in multiple incidents....

6. Police force faces renewed criticism after recent tragedies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-force-faces-renewed-criticism-after-recent-tragedies

The debate on the problems in the police force, which was a hot topic in the public sphere last week due to the two fatal attacks that occurred in a short span of time, was reignited on Wednesday, when all the relevant officials, led by the Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkidi-Prokopiou and the Chief of Police, Stelios Papatheodorou, met in the Parliament's Institutions Committee....

7. Alleged sexual harassment case involving teacher shakes Limassol high school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-sexual-harassment-case-involving-teacher-shakes-limassol-high-school

Authorities in Limassol are grappling with a concerning complaint involving the alleged sexual harassment of a female student by a teacher at a local high school....

8. Trial for alleged Ayia Napa tourist rape postponed to October 16

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-for-alleged-ayia-napa-tourist-rape-postponed-to-october-16

The trial for the alleged rape of a tourist that occurred on September 3 in Ayia Napa and was originally scheduled to begin today, has been postponed and rescheduled for October 16 before the Permanent Criminal Court of Famagusta....

9. Five suspects to remain in custody until trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-suspects-to-remain-in-custody-until-trial

In a decision made today by the Famagusta District Court, the five suspects involved in the alleged rape of a 20-year-old tourist on September 3rd in Agia Napa will remain in custody until the commencement of their trial, scheduled for October 5th....

10. Tourist's nightmare continues - Five in custody in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-s-nightmare-continues-five-in-custody-in-ayia-napa

In a legal proceeding set to commence on October 5 at the Permanent Criminal Court of Famagusta, five individuals, aged 20 and 19, and identified as foreigners, have been formally accused of their involvement in aiding police investigations....

11. Jordan secret police accused of LGBTQ+ targeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordan-secret-police-accused-of-lgbtq-targeting

Jordanian secret police have been accused of intimidating gay people by “outing” them to their families and of forcing the closure of two LGBTQ+ organisations....

12. The devastating impact of revenge pornography

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-devastating-impact-of-revenge-pornography

Twelve women in Cyprus recently fell victim to revenge pornography, where a 40-year-old man from Larnaca posted explicit videos and photos of them on erotic websites. ...

13. President's commitment to gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-commitment-to-gender-equality

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, attended tonight the opening ceremony of the 38th World Conference of the Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, organized by the Cyprus Girl Guides Association, which took place at the ancient theater of Kourion....

14. Italy: Groping not a crime if done in less than 10 seconds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-groping-not-a-crime-if-done-in-less-than-10-seconds

A judge in Italy has ruled that groping is not a crime if it lasts less than 10 seconds....

15. Schools fail to address gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-fail-to-address-gender-equality

Sexual harassment of girls is “a scourge” in England’s schools, according to MPs, who have called for a government-led strategy to focus on boys failing to engage in relationship and sex education....

16. Gender bias fears linger over bishop guilty ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gender-bias-fears-linger-over-bishop-guilty-ruling

A lawmaker and women’s rights activist in Cyprus says a former bishop’s guilty verdict for sexually harassing a teenage girl four decades ago was a landmark court decision, while also dismissing concerns that gender bias played a role in the ruling...

17. Trump found liable for sexual abuse, accuser awarded $5 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-found-liable-for-sexual-abuse-accuser-awarded-$5-million

A federal jury on Tuesday found that Donald Trump sexually abused and defamed E. Jean Carroll, a writer who accused the former president of attacking her in a department store dressing room in the 1990s....

18. Sexual harassment now a separate disciplinary offence in police and fire brigade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-now-a-separate-disciplinary-offence-in-police-and-fire-brigade

The Council of Ministers unanimously approved a proposal from the Ministry of Justice and Public Order to classify sexual harassment as a separate disciplinary offense in the Police and Fire Brigade. The decision was made during a meeting held on Tuesday....

19. Girls and women make up majority of domestic violence victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girls-and-women-make-up-majority-of-domestic-violence-victims

The majority (75%) of victims of family violence, intimate partner violence and abuse of minors in Cyprus are girls and women, based on statistics by the Police Headquarters' Directorate for Vulnerable Persons Affairs....

20. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

21. Teacher on trial for touching girls inappropriately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/male-teacher-on-trial-for-touching-girls-inappropriately

A male teacher at a junior high school in Limassol will be arraigned next month on dozens of charges following accusations from nine girls who say the educator was touching female students inappropriately during class...

22. Another educator accused of touching female students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-educator-accused-of-touching-female-students

A male teacher at a high school in Nicosia is being accused of touching inappropriately a female student, with local reports suggesting a number of girls have described the educator as being too friendly...

23. 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. ...

24. Girls accuse male teacher of sexual harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girls-accuse-male-teacher-of-sexual-harassment

A male teacher at a junior high school in Limassol has been remanded in custody after a group of female students have accused him of sexual harassment in the classroom...

25. 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....

26. Greece: Mother of 12 year old accused of abetting pedophiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mother-of-12-year-old-accused-of-abetting-pedophiles

The man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl, then pimping her out to prospective “clients” online, and one of the 213 men who responded to the pimp’s advertisement were jailed Wednesday....

27. Sexual harassment case emerges after man rehired

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-case-remerges-after-man-gets-rehired

A female journalist’s renewed complaint of sexual harassment in the workplace is hanging in the balance, as the attorney general in Cyprus is being called upon to decide whether a long-forgotten issue ought to go forward after the alleged suspect was rehired...

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. 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....

30. Another educator accused of sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-educator-accused-of-sexual-abuse

Cyprus police are investigating another sexual abuse complaint within the state’s education system, following a complaint filed by a high school student in Nicosia against a teacher...

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