Compatibility of the eligibility condition of prior residence in the Republic-controlled areas of Cyprus for access to welfare with the principles of non-discrimination and the best interests of the child
Whether a provision in the pensions law which provides for lower amounts to be paid to persons retiring at 61, compared to persons retiring at 63 falls within the scope of Directive 2000/78 and whether it can be justified by a legitimate aim
The Ombudsman finds that the policy of excluding foreign spouses of Cypriots from welfare entitlement as dependents of the applicant was unlawful
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved several bill proposals prepared by the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance aiming to regulate issues concerning the protection of paternity and maternity
The Commissioner for children’s rights slams the decision of a school to lower the grades of a disabled student who had benefited from facilitation measures so as to be at par with other students who did not benefit from any such measures
The Ombudsman in her capacity as independent mechanism for monitoring the implementation of the CRPD found that a legislative provision requiring ‘full capacity’ as a precondition for naturalization violates the CRPD
The employer is found to be liable for discrimination by failing to impose satisfactory disciplinary measures against an employee who had posted discriminatory comments on Facebook against the complainant.