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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 13-02-19

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From: The Cyprus News Agency at <http://www.cyna.org.cy>


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  • [01] Law Commissioner presents reports on discrimination against women

  • [01] Law Commissioner presents reports on discrimination against women

    Law Commissioner Leda Koursoumba last week travelled to Geneva, where she presented the Combined Sixth and Seventh Periodic Cyprus Reports on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, CEDAW.

    According to a press release, the Law Commissioner said that Cyprus has developed a number of national action plans and strategies that address gender equality or incorporate gender mainstreaming. These include the National Action Plan on employment of 2004, on trafficking in human beings of 2005 and 2010, on gender equality of 2007 and on social protection and social inclusion in 2008.

    Koursoumba noted that major developments in the area of combating violence against women included the enactment in 2004 of a new Law on Violence in the Family, the development of the first National Action Plan for the Prevention and Handling of Family Violence 2010-2013, systematic training of professionals working in the field and the strengthening of the Police Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Office.


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