Mapping of migrant integration: the realities in Cyprus

Mapping report- Integro project
  Since ancient times, Cyprus has been viewed as a crossroads, a point of contact of continents and cultures. Nevertheless, this contact was not based on an equal relation but rather on a relation of conquerors and conquered and, consequently, the contact was often experienced and perceived as a threat and oppression. In 1960, Cyprus became an independent state for the first time in its history, contrary to the wish of the members of the Greek Cypriot ethnic community for unification...
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Mapping out the situation of labour trafficking in Cyprus

Report over labor trafficking
  Cyprus is a destination country for victims of trafficking, mainly for sexual and labour exploitation, even though other forms of trafficking, such as for the purposes of begging, more commonly in children of Roma origin, street prostitution, removal of organs and marriages of convenience, also take place. This report aims to map out the situation of trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation in Cyprus, both in the Government and non – Government controll...
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The Cypriot society is again facing a new Rantseva case?!

The Cypriot society is again facing a new Rantseva case?!
    It was with utter dismay and sadness that we were informed that last Sunday, 2 August, Ms R.K., a young woman from India, was found dead in Larnaca below the balcony of her fifth floor workplace and employer’s residence, where she worked as a domestic worker. The attempt to attribute the cause of the young migrant woman’s death to suicide reminds us of the case of another young migrant woman, Oxana Rantseva who,  in March 2001, was also found dead below the balcony of the...
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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Shadow Report 2012

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    Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Shadow Report 2012 You can download and read the report here, as a pdf document: KISA_CEDAW_Shadow_Report_Cyprus  
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