The aim of this conference is to critically examine the gendered aspects of legislation, particularly that pertaining to citizenship, and propose way in which current impediments to gender equality can be addressed through integration of law and policy.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Jacqueline Stevens

NOTE: Registration via email to is a prerequisite.

Conference organisers

  • Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES)
  • Gender Advisory Team (GAT)
  • PRIO Cyprus Centre (PCC)


10:00– 10:30 Welcome coffee
10:30– 10:45 Welcome (FES, GAT, PCC)
10:45– 11:45 Keynote presentation: Jacqueline Stevens
Chair: Olga Demetriou
11:45– 12:15 Coffee Break
12:15– 13:45 Regional and local challenges to feminism in the law
Floya Anthias, Doğuş Derya and Maria Stratigaki
Questions from GAT: Maria Hadjipavlou and Biran Mertan
13:45– 14:30 Lunch and coffee
14:30– 16:00 Closing Discussion
Chairs: Olga Demetriou and Umut Bozkurt