To examine, measure, raise awareness of and remedy gender inequality in Cyprus.
Although 50,2% of working women in Cyprus hold high academic qualifications (graduate, post-graduate and doctoral degrees), their participation in corporate leadership positions is disproportionately low, at 27,5% compared to 72,% for men.
This is one of the key conclusions drawn from an islandwide study commissioned by the Cyprus Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW Cyprus), which focused on women's roles, their degree of participation, advancement opportunities, equal pay and related good practices in local businesses.
The general purpose of the study was to harvest information and investigate issues related to business leaders' attitudes toward gender equality, equal and unbiased treatment of men and women, and to promote the education, training, and professional advancement of women, as well as the measurement and calculation of progress towards gender equality.
BPW Topic 8