arton6174-3d1a5The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies is delighted to announce the launch of the European Women’s Lobby 50/50 Campaigns’ “No Modern European Democracy without Gender Equality” Lobbying Kit ahead of the EU Elections 2014. The Lobbying Kit aims to provide resources for national (women’s rights) organizations and dedicated individuals in their demand to ensure the equal representation of women and men in political decision-making ahead of the coming elections.  Read more →

20140314_WOMEN AND IMMIGRATION_5Cypriot Women and Migration was the main topic of the event organized on the 14 March 2014 within the framework of International Women’s Day 2014. The event that took place at the Paralimini Municipality was organized by the Lyceum of Greek Women Famagusta and the European Parliament Office in Cyprus in cooperation with the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) and the Center for the Study of Greek Diaspora (KEMEDI). Read more →

Euro Mediterranean Human Rights Network

Euro Mediterranean Human Rights Network

Brussels/Tel Aviv/Jerusalem 06 March:  On the eve of International Women’s Day, EMHRN new report highlights the unique situation of Palestinian women whose rights are violated in both Israel the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT).

EMHRN’s latest report, Palestinian Women’s Rights in EU-Israel and EU-PA Relations, examines discrimination against Palestinian women and the challenges facing them in Israel, the West Bank (including East Jerusalem), and the Gaza Strip, in one document, providing women’s rights organisations with an essential and comprehensive advocacy tool.   Read more →

"Violence against women in the context of political transformations and economic crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region; trends and recommendations towards equality and justice"

“Violence against women in the context of political transformations and economic crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region; trends and recommendations towards equality and justice”

Amman- Copenhagen- Brussels, 6 March 2014- On the occasion of International Women’s Day (8th of March), the Euro Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) published today its regional report Violence against women in the context of political transformations and economic crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region; trends and recommendations towards equality and justice“.

This report alerts that violence against women has dramatically increased in the Euro-Mediterranean region during the recent years,  showcasing key patterns of violence against women, through case studies from Egypt, Syria, Tunisia, Libya, France, Cyprus and Spain. MIGS is an active member of the EMHRN and the Gender Working Group of the Network.  Read more →

Επίτροπος Διοικήσεως

Επίτροπος Διοικήσεως

Το Μεσογειακό Ινστιτούτο Μελετών Κοινωνικού Φύλου (MIGS) είναι συνεργαζόμενος οργανισμός στο πρόγραμμα για την καταπολέμηση/εξάλειψη της βίας κατά των γυναικών και των κοριτσιών στην Κυπριακή κοινωνία. 

Το πρόγραμμα συντονίζεται από το Γραφείο Επιτρόπου Διοικήσεως και Ανθρωπίνων Δικαιωμάτων, στα πλαίσια των αρμοδιοτήτων του ως Αρχή Ισότητας, με χρηματοδότηση που εξασφάλισε , μέσω του κοινοτικού χρηματοδοτικού Προγράμματος «PROGRESS».

Συνεργάτες στη διεκπεραίωση του Προγράμματος είναι επίσης: η Συμβουλευτική Επιτροπή για την Πρόληψη και Καταπολέμηση της Βίας στην Οικογένεια, και η Κυπριακή Ακαδημία Δημόσιας Διοίκησης. Read more →