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A man's game: Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the campaign trail © Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Women still struggling with boys' club of Greek politics
Athens (AFP) – As the credits rolled on Greek television's long-awaited election debate between the party leaders, one thing united them -- they were all men. While the three battled for three hours over defence spending, unemployment and a...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Katerina Sakellaropoulou becomes Greece's first woman president
High court judge and human rights advocate Katerina Sakellaropoulou has been elected Greece's first female president by parliament on Wednesday. Sakellaropoulou was nominated by the ruling conservative New Democracy party, but also managed to secure...
Friday, June 14, 2019
Three out of four Greeks believe the country needs more women in politics
A recent survey conducted by Greece‘s Research Center for Gender Equality (KETHI) in April found that 72 percent of Greeks believe that the country needs more women in politics, and their reluctance to participate is harmful to Democracy. The survey...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Refugee Women on Greek Islands are in Constant Fear
Since the beginning of the refugee crisis in Europe, refugee women on Greek islands are in constant fear, according to Amnesty International. Shirin, an Afghan journalist, was once shot at by the Taliban. After fleeing near-fatal attacks in her...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Initiative aims to raise number of women in Macedonia politics
An initiative by the Macedonian Women's Lobby prompted 100 NGOs to sign a declaration demanding more female mayoral candidates for the March local elections. Currently, Macedonia does not have a female mayor. (Read more at:
Monday, March 02, 2009
New Realities Concerning European Left Wing Gender Equality Politics: Case Study from the South Eastern European Region
This report compares the situation and potential for action of women in South Eastern Europe and investigates party politics on gender equality.
Monday, December 01, 2008
Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou
"Championing women's rights around the world is ultimately about forging solidarity between women and about trying to remove all these barriers and obstacles in the participation of women in political, social and economic life.” - Rodi Kratsa-...