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Equality Unit

Member since 01.06.2011

Country

Cyprus

Mission and objectives

The National Machinery for Women' s Rights (NMWR) is the competent authority in Cyprus for the promotion of gender equality and women´s rights.

It was established in February 1994 by the Council of Ministers, is administratively placed under the Ministry of Justice and Public Order and is under the chairmanship of the Minister of Justice and Public Order.

The NMWR is a system of four bodies, i.e. the Council, the National Committee, the Interministerial Committee and the General Secretariat, in which governmental officers from all ministries, women´s organizations and other NGO´s participate.

The NMWR deals with all matters concerning women, focusing on the elimination of legal discrimination against women and the promotion of real equality between men and women.

Contact

Address : 125, Athalassas Avenue, 1461 ,Cyprus
Adress email : aporcella@pippo.it
Website : http://www.mjpo.gov.cy/mjpo/mjpo.nsf/page22_en/page22_en?OpenDocument

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

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Jazeera Media Network
Youth Capacities Development Association-Biskra (YCDB)
Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development Center (ACT)
Center of Women'  s Studies and Policies (CWSP)
iJMA3, The Arab ICT Organization
Helwan Association for Community Development (Bashayer)
Regional Center for Dialogue and Mediation (RCMD)
Creativity Center for Citizenship and Democracy
Space Starting Point (ESPOD)
Réseau des Femmes Solidaires
Sarab Center for Culture and Community Arts
Leïla Tauil
Wafaa Ziti
Genre Culture Diversité et Développement (GCDD)
Cairo Center for Development (CCD)
Association for the Promotion of Rural Women of Mezzouna
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality
Office for Gender Equality
Business Women Forum-Palestine (BWF)
Association BALODIREN
Forum de Femmes Méditerranée (FFM)
Association Karama of Arab Family (AKFA)
Adéquations
Association Djazairouna des victimes du terrorisme
SEMNID Association for Social Development
Savera Liverpool
The Association of Women and Community for Comprehensive Development in Tiba
The School Girls of Azaghar Foundation
Women in Front
Women in Morocco
Jordan Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI)
Amal Association for the family and the child
Association club de le jeune fille pour la formation à l'action de développement

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