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Equality Unit

Member since 01.06.2011



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.


Address : 125, Athalassas Avenue, 1461 ,Cyprus
Adress email :
Website :

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

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Tunisian League of Women's Political Rights
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Women Helping Women Network-Jordan
Assemblée des Femmes Paris Ile-de-France
For You Libya Group
Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration
Faculty of Arts and Humanity Manouba
Hillary Rodham Clinton Center for Women'    s Empowerment (HCC)
Faculté de droit et de science politique Aix Marseille Université
European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
Faculty of Humanities-Martil, Abdelmalek Essaâdi University
Wafa Association for Awareness
Faculdade de Ciencias Sociais e Humanas
Egyptian Center for Women'  s Rights (ECWR)
Tunisian Association of Development Law - ATDD
Life Foundation for Development and Community Integration
Association 100% Mamans
Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development  (ARDD - Legal Aid)
Carmen Garraton
Organization of Backing Liberal and Social Development (OBLSD)
Association Al Nada pour la Citoyenneté et le Développement Gafsa (ANCD)
March Lebanon Association
Oxfam Intermon Maroc
Association Marocaine des Femmes Progressistes (AMFP)
Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy
Civil Coalition for the development of Solidarity action (CCDAS)
Association for the Promotion of Rural Women of Mezzouna
Maysa Hajjaj
Kayan Masr foundation for Development, Training & Community Participation Support
Etaf Roudan
Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development Center (ACT)
Cork Feminista

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