House speaker Annita Demetriou departs for Athens on Monday, 28 November, to take part in an event marking the November 25 International day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

A press release said Demetriou was invited by Euro MP and vice chairwoman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) Eliza Vozemberg.

She will be one of the main speakers at the event, including Vozemberg and Olga Kefaloyianni, member of the Hellenic Parliament and chair woman of the Executive Council of the Centre for Gender and Equality Policy Studies (CEGEPS).

Demetriou returns to Cyprus on Tuesday, November 29.