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Report on the implementation of European Directives 76/207/EEC, 2002/73/EC and 2006/54/EC (relating to the principle of equal treatment for men and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion and working conditions)

Έκθεση για την εφαρμογή της Ευρωπαϊκής Οδηγίας 76/207/ΕΕ, 2002/73/ΕΕ και 2006/54/ΕΚ αναφορικά με την ίση αμοιβή ανδρών και γυναικών στην εργασία, στην

The 76/207/EEC and 2002/73/EC European Directives, replaced by 2006/54/EC Directive, have been transposed into the Republic of Cyprus’ legal order through the Equal Treatment Between Men and Women in Employment and Vocational Training Law (Law 205(I)/2002) and its amendments. This Report covers the period from December 2002 to Dec 2010 and contains the following main parts:
A. Legal developments
B. The Equality Inspectors of the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance (Articles 17A, 24-28)
C. The Gender Equality Committee in Employment and Vocational Training (Articles 22-23)
D. The Equality Authority of the Ombudsman’s Office (Article 17A)
E. Discrimination complaints and examination carried out by the competent bodies
F. Awareness raising and other activities/schemes aiming at the promotion of the equality principle between men and women in the workplace.


Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance


Republic of Cyprus