untitledIn response to the underrepresentation of women (12.5%) in the House of Representatives in Cyprus, and on the occasion of the May 2016 parliamentary elections in Cyprus, the Mediterranean Institute of Gender studies has published a report entitled ‘Gender, Power and Democracy: The Contribution of Women in the House of Representatives‘ which was co-financed by the National Machinery for Women’s Rights of the Ministry of Justice and Public Order.

The report outlines the contribution of women in parliament and in legislation now play a huge role in the daily life of all citizens. Individual as well as collective actions of women parliamentarians were examined, the challenges and