Gizem Kavaz is a Cypriot activist committed to promoting peace in Cyprus. She acknowledges that the path to peace can be hard to progress when the political rhetoric across the island is so divisive.
Eleni Antoniou is a mother of three boys, a writer, a blogger, and a podcaster. She is vocal on issues of feminism and violence against women and the challenges that mothers face including raising children.
Meet OP, a Rottweiler sadly abandoned by his owner in the UN buffer zone. The mistreated dog was left to fend for himself in the grounds of an abandoned factory in Derynia, on the eastern side of the island.
Ayse Biyikoglu is a very active young Cypriot who finds time on her tight schedule as a PhD student in Psychology to promote the participation of women and young people in different social arenas.
All in Cyprus is a new intercommunal advocacy group established during the Young Leaders in Action initiative, which provided a space for young Cypriots from both communities of the island to brainstorm different ideas
As part of the Young Leaders in Action initiative, a group of six young Cypriots from both communities in Cyprus came up with “Green Mahalla”, a project to tackle environmental degradation and increase communication
To mark international women’s day, the Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) and the Turkish Cypriot University Women Association, organized a women’s walk and talk with Cypriot women from across the island on 12 March.