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Christiana Kouta

Member since 14.02.2022



Presentation of research activity or teaching

Christiana Kouta is an Associate Professor at the Department of Nursing at the Cyprus University of Technology. She heads the Master in Advanced Nursing and Community Healthcare. Christiana’s teaching includes Community Nursing, Health Promotion, Transcultural Nursing, and Family Nursing. Christiana’s research combines community and transcultural health related to culture and gender. Currently, she is leading an EU funded project on a knowledge platform on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). She is also involved in other EU projects related to culturally competent and compassionate healthcare. She was the scientific coordinator within the COST Action on Femicide across Europe and is the secretary of the European Transcultural Nurses Association.

Working themes

Types of Violence
Health / Emotional and sexual life

Populations targeted by research

Victims of violence

Geographical sphere of activity


Specific years of work experience in gender equality


Main publications related to gender equality and women's rights

- A Qualitative Study of Female Migrant Domestic Workers’ Experiences of and Responses to Work-Based Sexual Violence in Cyprus
-Femicide in Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities in Cyprus: A pilot study
-United to end female genital mutilation: an on line knowledge platform for professionals and public
-Femicide and Culture
-Gender and Socio-Cultural Perspectives through Femicide Case Studies
-A systematic review of training interventions addressing sexual violence against marginalized at-risk groups of women
-Date rape among Cypriot female college students: an explorative study


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