Category: Welcome

On the 9 July 2014 the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) and the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) welcomed over 120 participants to an event at the European Parliament on women in politics. The event was organized to wrap up the Parity Democracy and EWL 50/50 Campaign 2012-2014, and aimed to address the outcomes of […]

The END FGM European Network was created in Rome on 23 May 2014 and will be officially launched in 2015! Eleven founding members from across Europe elected the Board, who are as follows: President – Naana Otoo-Oyortey (Forward UK) Vice-President – Clara Caldera (AIDOS, Italy)

Within the framework of our Parity Democracy Campaign, the the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies and the European Parliament Office in Cyprus carried out an audit of MEP candidates’ positions on gender equality and women’s rights. The survey was carried out with the use of a questionnaire that covered ten thematic areas related to key […]

On May 7th MIGS, the Cyprus Centre for Intercultural Studies and the Center for European and International Affairs of the University of Nicosia organized a presentation of the 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”, published by the […]

Απόδοση δικαιοσύνης – παραδειγματική καταδίκη – ανάληψη πολιτικής ευθύνης Το πρόσφατο περιστατικό βιασμού και σεξουαλικής εκμετάλλευσης δύο ανήλικων κοριτσιών, φέρνει ξανά στην επιφάνεια την απουσία πολιτικής βούλησης για την καταπολέμηση της σεξουαλικής βίας κατά των γυναικών και των κοριτσιών στην Κύπρο. Αποδεικνύει τις καταστροφικές συνέπειες που έχει η κωλυσιεργία της Πολιτείας να αναλάβει δράση και […]