Patriarchy dominates Nicosia street names, NGO counted them all

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Over 90 per cent of streets in Nicosia are named after men, research carried out by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) has found.

In a statement, the AKTI Project and Research Centre said their finding is an indication of gender inequality in Cyprus, likening the prevalence of male names on street signs to “the mechanisms of power on the island.”

Their research, the NGO said, was inspired by a similar survey carried out by the ‘Centre for Equality Advancement’ in Lithuania.

Of the 593 streets in Nicosia, only 8.73 per cent are named after...


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Patriarchy dominates Nicosia street names, NGO counted them all


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