Category: Calendar

On the 12 September 2016, MIGS participated in a meeting of the House Committee on Human Rights and on Equal Opportunities. The meeting took place following the decision of three NGOs, including  MIGS, not to renew their membership at the Multi-disciplinary Coordinating Group to Prevent and Combat Trafficking in Human Beings. At the meeting MPs […]

On the 15 September the non-governmental organisation Politia organized their annual conference on the occasion of Democracy Day at the University of Nicosia.  During the event that focused on ‘Women and Democracy’, Susana Pavlou, Director of MIGS, received the Democracy Award from Iosifina Antoniou, Commissioner for Gender Equality, for her ongoing work and contribution to democracy […]

The Cyprus Women’s Lobby (CWL), of which MIGS is an active member, conducted a strategic planning workshop for its members with the aim to develop a strategic plan for the organisation over the next two years. The CWL is a network of 10 women’s organisations and NGOs in Cyprus and is a member of the European […]

On the 18th of July, MIGS staff joined forces with representatives of women’s organisations and NGOs members of parliament and other stakeholders, in an act of solidarity and protest against the decision of the Supreme Court to reduce the sentence of two convicted rapists. The case involved the kidnapping and rape of a migrant domestic worker. […]

The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies partnered with U-Radio for a radio spots series with the main theme, “Equality, Freedom and Solidarity”. The radio spots were written by MIGS in collaboration with other NGOs touching upon a number of gender equality issues ranging from violence against women, women’s political participation, and sexual and reproductive health […]