Cyprus signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence on 16 June 2015.

The legislative process of incorporating the convention into domestic law has now been completed with the publication in the official gazette on 28 July 2017 of Law 14(III) of 2017, which ratifies the convention.

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