1) EIGE PRESS RELEASE | Risk assessment: protecting women from lethal violence


2) Gender Equality Index 2019: Still far from he finish line


3) Gender Wire - Edition 14 (October - December 2018) - download it here

Gender Wire is an electronic newsletter informing the UNESCO Secretariat and UNESCO Member States of relevant facts and figures, events and news concerning the work of UNESCO for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. 


4) Gendered Innovations - New Publications

1. Watch our NEW 3-minute video on gendered innovations in product design: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpp_2rFRdm0 

2. For more Case Studies on gender in product design, see: http://genderedinnovations.stanford.edu/innovations-in-design/cases.html 

3. Find a popular article on Gendered Innovations published in the AWIS magazine here.

4. This link leads to a popular article about sex in cells: http://blog.addgene.org/gendered-innovations-why-does-sex-of-the-cell-matter 

5. An article by Daphna Joel and Margaret M. McCarthy on "Incorporating sex as a biological variable in neuropsychiatric research: where are we now and where should we be?": http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27240659  


5) Publication Announcement: UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment is pleased to inform that the Proceedings Book of the conference "Gender, Law and Institutions" held at the University of Cyprus on the 21st - 22nd November 2014 has now been published. It can be downloaded here


6) Publication Announcement: E-book "Can a victimized child be resilient?" (2013)

A new e-book, significant contribution to Mothers' and Children's well- being, giving impetus to future research, written with sensitivity and innovative style, approach and ideas... The e-book "Can a victimized child be resilient?" Selected research findings and challenges coming from DAPHNE III JLS/2008/CFP/DAP/2008, co-authored by Iveta Kovalčíková, Peter Babinčák, Katarína Fuchsová, Slávka Karkošková and Gabriela Mikuláškováhas, has now been published by the Unesco Chair in Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment - University of Cyprus. This e-book examines the effects of domestic violence on children and details children's capacities for resilience in a high-risk setting. The various contributions are derived from the results of the European Project VI.C.T.I.MS (2009-2011, JLS/2008/DAP3/AG/1157-30-CE-03116350015 funded by Daphne III Programme, 2009 - 2011). The participant countries in this project were Cyprus (University of Cyprus), Italy (University of Rome Tre), Romania (University of Oradea) and Slovakia (University of Presov), with Prof. Mary Koutselini (University of Cyprus) as the leader of the international research team. The book is a valuable resource for everybody interested in Gender, Social, and Education studies. It can be downloaded here.


7) Progress Report of the UNESCO Chair (September 2009 - May 2010)


8) Proceedings of the International Conference «Mapping the Gender Equality: Research and Practices – The national and international Perspective», University of Cyprus, 22 – 23 October 2010 









Alvares Claudia Lusofona University

of Humanities and Technologies, Portugal

The Construction of Publicly Significant Feminine Identities in the Portuguese Quality Press
Fontanini Christine

Avenel Céline

 University of Montpellier 3, France Research about verbal interactions between male or female students and trainers of both genders in adult training in higher education
Goriup Jana University of Maribor, Slovenija Sociological Aspects of gender Inequality in sharing Housework in Slovene Families and Households
Piscalho Isabel

Cardona João Maria

Uva Marta,

Tavares Cláudia Teresa

Escola Superior de Educação/Instituto Politécnico de Santarém, Portugal To address gender equality since the preschool education: research and practices
Charalampidou – Solomi Despoina

Maouri Chrystalla

Economidou - Stavrou Natasa

Cyprus Gender Research Centre Female Immigrant in Cyprus – profile, obstacles, needs, aspirations
Chistolini Sandra Università di Roma Tre, Italy The indirect harmful effect of violence as an unforgettable experience on the child's and woman-mother's life: a qualitative research in progress in Italy
Christofides¹ N. Louis

Vrachimis² Konstantinos

 ¹ University of Cyprus

²University of Cyprus and Cooperative Central Bank of Cyprus

The Gender Wage Gap. Experience in the European Union with Special Reference to Cyprus
Christou Georgina  Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies [M.I.G.S] Secondary Education Schools and Education in Values: Research and Practice for the Prevention of gender-based violence
Constantinidou Myria,

Gregoriou Zelia

University of Cyprus  "I want you to know that I did not do ... but I told you my story": Production of "identified" victims, state patriarchy and the disavowal of the category of gender violence in Combating Trafficking Policies
Eslami-Somea Reza Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran. Shari'a and Human Rights: Rights of Women and Equal Partnership within Marriage
Fontanini Christine University of Montpellier 3, France What are the motivations that steer women and men towards a career in veterinary medicine?
Foteinou Georgia University of Oxford, UK Gender equality from a regional perspective: Why Eastern European countries do better than the rest
Gasouka Maria University of the Aegean, Cyprus Gender Equality Observatory Assisting the State in adopting the necessary measures in the field of harmonisation of work and family life
Gregoriou Zelia University of Cyprus What kind of Gender Mainstreaming is compatible with androcentric gender analysis? A critical analysis of framings of gender equality problems in Cyprus
Griva Eleni

Alevriadou Anastasia

Semoglou Klio

University of Western Macedonia, Greece Identifying gender differences in reading preferences and strategies employed by Greek students: A socio-cognitive perspective
Jacobson David

Mavrikiou Petroula

Minas Christos

Dublin City University, Ireland

Frederick University Cyprus

Women and Food Consumption in Cyprus
Kambanaros Maria

Grohmann Kleanthes K.

Cyprus Acquisition Team and University of Cyprus From Boys to Men: How Do Women Communication Specialists Fit In?"
Koutselini Mary

Agathangelou Sofia

University of Cyprus Gender representations in Cyprus TV and in students' perceptions: the role of citizenship education for their deconstruction
Koutselini Mary

Valanidou Floria

University of Cyprus Woman's Attitude as a Victim of Violence: Extending or Narrowing the Gender Gap?
Meletiou-Mavrotheris¹ Maria

Maouri² Chrystalla

¹European University Cyprus

² Cyprus Ministry of Education

Academic and Career Development of Young Cypriot Females: Opening Alternative Paths
Orphanos Stelios Frederick University Cyprus "Are women better than men in running elementary schools?" The parents' perspective
Popentiu Florin  UNESCO Chairholder at University of Oradea, Romania

and City University London, UK

Some asserts in Higher Education, Research & IT Capacity
Prelici Viorel  "Vasile Goldis"VASILE GOLDIS" Western University of Arad, Romania Gender-Based discrimination in Roma Minority Communities:

A more complicated Issue than it might seem.

Rhissassi Fouzia UNESCO Chair at Ibn-Tofail University, Kenitra, Morocco Gender studies: challenges to sustainable development in Morocco
Sadiqi Fatima University of Fez, Morocco A Theoretical Framework for Research on Gender/Women Issues in the Maghrib and North Africa
Sakellariou Maria

Rentzou Konstantina

University of Ioannina, Greece Greek Female Early Childhood Educators' Perceptions Towards Their Male Co-workers.
Secui Monica

Danciu Magda

University of Oradea, Romania Hostile and Benevolent Attitudes towards Women in Adolescence
Symeonidou Simoni University of Cyprus Feminist approaches to disability: Employing personal experiences to deconstruct stereotypes about gender and disability
Symeou Loizos European University Cyprus Eyes wide shut: who is really involved in school?
Semoglou Klio

Griva Eleni

University of Western Macedonia, Greece Creative writing in EFL: Detecting Greek students' gender differences
Sunnari Vappu

Heikkinen Mervi

University of Oulu, Finland Developing Gender Equality Policy in Finnish Higher Education: Sexual harassment at a Focal Point
Theodorou Mamas

Pithara Christalla

Konstantinou Aristos

Open University Cyprus Utilisation and access to private and public health care services by domestic workers in Cyprus: Mapping inequalities and discrimination
Tokarova Anna

Bosá Monika

University of Presov in Presov, Slovak Republic Gender education and engaging potential actors of gender equality
Vamvakidou Ifigenia

Katsifi Venetia

Alevriadou Anastasia

Golia Paraskevi

University of Western Macedonia, Greece A Woman's Place, an Oral History of Working Class Women (1920- 1970) in Greece. Women labor in the Copais Company: case study
Zachou Eleni National and Kapodistrian University of Greece Gender Inscription of Ethnic Otherness in a Greek Fourth Grade Primary School Class
Goroshko Olena National Technical University "Kharkiv Politechnical Institute", Ukraine Netting Gender in Ukraine: Is Gender Conflict Deepening?