Report on the Status of Foreign Domestic Workers in Cyprus

36 Pages Posted: 31 Mar 2023

Date Written: December 18, 2020


This report was prepared within the framework of cooperation between the Cyprus Commissioner for Administration and the Protection of Human Rights (Ombudsman) Mrs Maria Stylianou-Lottides, acting under her competence as a National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) and UCLan Cyprus. Its objectives are to highlight the specificity and complexity of the different challenges faced by foreign domestic workers and operate as a basis for consultation of all major stakeholders in an attempt to strengthen the existing institutional framework that regulates their rights, or to create an altogether new one.

Keywords: foreign domestic workers, immigration, Cyprus, human rights

Suggested Citation

Hadjigeorgiou, Nasia, Report on the Status of Foreign Domestic Workers in Cyprus (December 18, 2020). Available at SSRN: or

Nasia Hadjigeorgiou (Contact Author)

University of Central Lancashire ( email )

The Lancashire Law School
Corporation Street
Preston, PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

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