Gender and the Law:

Debating Citizenship Reform in Cyprus

Please note: This page refers to an event that has already taken place.

Time: Saturday, 28 September 2013 10:00-16:00
Place: Home for Cooperation, Nicosia, Cyprus

​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

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