Tag Archives: Dr. Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis

Women as agents of peace By @eratokm1

Women as agents of peace By @eratokm1

Women throughout the centuries have struggled to safeguard their rights and participate in society on an equal footing with men. In ancient Greece, Aristophanes’ Lysistrata persuaded the women of Greece to withhold sexual privileges from their husbands as a means of forcing them to negotiate peace and end the Peloponnesian war; during the French Revolution,

Reunification is not a utopia

Being a firm believer of coexistence, I oppose the argument that people of different religions, language and ethnic backgrounds cannot live together and therefore they have to be separated or that because of past wrongdoings of one generation, future generations will have to suffer the consequences. Belonging to a generation of Cypriots that carries in

Moving forward

After 41 years of Turkish occupation and more than 51 years of total absence of inter-communal cooperation in state institutions, a Cyprus settlement that would put an end to the suffering of three generations of Cypriots across the divide, remains long overdue. The international community, while reiterating that the status quo is unacceptable, has reaffirmed

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