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Prosecutor investigates modelling agency for leaking women’s data to dating sites

A prosecutor in Thessaloniki has ordered a police investigation into a modelling agency regarding the breach of personal data of young women. Pictures of the women were posted on dating websites without their consent. Furthermore, the dating sites users were paying a fee in order to chat with the women. …

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Greece’s President honors the women of Ukraine on International Women’s Day

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou honored the women of Ukraine. She expressed her support for the women of Ukraine, those who stayed behind defending their homeland and those who took the path of fleeing as refugees. Wearing a blue …

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“We, the people, are flies, have no worth,” says my elderly Ukrainian neighbor in Athens

“We are flies, have no worth, the powerful don’t care about us, the people,” says my neighbor Eva, an economic migrant from Ukraine. She has been weeping since Russia launched the military operations on Thursday morning, she is devastated about her family back home, her relatives and friends, the future …

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PANICosGR: Safety app for women in peril

A new free mobile app PANICosGR allows users needing help to simply press a red button to send an automated message to a default emergency contact. “It is to support women being, those being sexually harassed, people who really need it and whose lives are hanging by a thread,” said …

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“She’s gone:” Exhibition protesting Violence against Women in Athens

Τhe international exhibition ‘She’s Gone-“For An Empty Shirt”‘ will be inaugurated at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation (MCF) on November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In Athens, the touring exhibition is co-organized by the Israeli Embassy in Greece and MCF. The exhibition was first launched in …

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President receives women judges, lawyers and MPs from Afghanistan

President Katerina Sakellaropoulou has received a group of women, attorneys, judges and MPs from Afghanistan at the presidential mansion on Tuesday. “Greece’s response to requests for hosting vulnerable Afghani refugees was immediate,” she noted, “and it highlighted the significance it attaches to the humanitarian aspect of the migration crisis, in …

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Seven women MPs from Afghanistan arrive in Athens, says Foreign Ministry

Seven women MPs from Afghanistan arrived in Athens via Tbilisi, accompanied by their family members, earlier on Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry announced. The seven women were extricated from Afghanistan following the actions of the NGO Zaka Khan, which is based in New York. Their arrival and stay in Greece, which …

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Rowers Kyridou/Bourmpou qualify for the finals, break world record

Rowers Maria Kyridou Christina Bourmpou finished first in first semifinal at Sea Forest Waterway, Tokyo, on Wednesday. during the race they broke the world record with 6:48.70s. The New Zealand team reclaimed the world’s best time in the next race. Καταπληκτικές Μαρία Κυρίδου και Χριστίνα Μπούρμπου προκρίθηκαν πρώτες από τον …

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Police identify officer arrested for trafficking to encourage other victims speak out

Greek Police on Friday identified the 39-year-old police officer held on charges of sexually abusing and exploiting a 19-year-old woman as Dimitris Bougioukos. The Police also released images of the suspect who was arrested in the eastern suburb of Ilioupoli last Sunday. The publication of his details was approved by …

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7:10 Greek women say they have been victim of sexual harassment or abuse

Seven out of ten Greek women have been victim of sexual harassment or abuse and the overwhelming majority believes that it is not easy for the victim to find justice, a nationwide survey has found. According to the survey conducted by Prorata between January 22-24 in a sample of 1,115 …

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Fines on 9 women activists have been erased, says Greek Police

The fines imposed on nine women activists arrested on November 25 have been erased, Deputy Citizens’ Protection Minister Lefteris Oikonomou said on Friday. The women were detained for “violating the public health protection measures” when they gathered in front of the Palriament in downtown Athens to mark the International Day …

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Minister apologizes for the arrest of 9 women activists

Minister for Citizen Protection Michalis Chrysochoidis apologized on Friday for the arrest of nine women who staged a small peaceful rally at Syntagma Square in downtown Athens to mark the International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25. All women were wearing masks and kept social …

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Women paint the fountains of Galatista, bring their village to new look

Women in Galatista, Halkidiki, decided to beautify their village. They painted with color old fountains as well as walls of houses that needed a make up. The result? A fresh, playful touch by the local residents. Ten women, members of the local Culture Association of Arts Τhe Anthemouses, with the …

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