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Woman Beaten to Death by Husband in 16th Femicide in Greece this Year

A 29-year-old woman in the northeastern Greek city of Alexandroupoli died on Thursday night after allegedly suffering a severe beating at the hands of her husband. This is the 16th femicide in Greece this year alone. The victim, a mother...

Femicide in Laconia Marks 15th Woman Killed In Greece in 2021

"I probably killed my wife," were the first words heard in a call to police in the early hours of Monday morning. A 40-year-old Albanian man in Laconia made the call, allegedly committing Greece's 15th femicide this year. According to...

Another Femicide In Greece, in Ierapetra, Crete

Another femicide has occurred in Greece as a 54-year-old man stabbed his ex-wife to death on Friday morning in Ierapetra, Crete. This marks the 13th femicide in Greece in 10 months. The alleged perpetrator attempted to take his own life following...

Twelve Femicides in Greece in Less than A Year: Experts Respond

Femicide, or the killing of women by men, is a worldwide phenomenon, but the 12 femicide cases recorded in the first nine months of 2021 in Greece is a mind-blowing number. Last May, the Greek public was obsessed with, and...

New Femicide in Greece: Woman Murdered by Husband in Larissa

Greece was shocked on Tuesday by another brutal femicide of a wife by her husband, this time in the city of Larissa in central Greece.

Six Women Murdered by their Husbands in Seven Months in Greece

In Greece, six women have been murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in just seven months.

Caroline Crouch Femicide: Collateral Damage, Light Sentencing

Greeks have obsessed for weeks over the murder of Caroline Crouch, by her husband, confessed wife killer, Babis Anagnostopoulos. The Crouch femicide demonstrates a system of collateral damage and light sentencing for men who kill their wives.

Vigil for Caroline Crouch, Latest Victim of Femicide in Greece

A group of more than 500 women and men came together Saturday night in Syntagma Square calling for the term, femicide, known in Greek as "gynoktonia," be acknowledged by the state as a distinct crime.

How Police Unraveled the Murder of Caroline Crouch by Her Husband

The murder of young wife and mother Caroline Crouch in the quiet Athenian suburb of Glyka Nera on May 11 shocked the country.

Turkey Quits European Treaty on Violence Against Women

The administration of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey decided recently to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention that prevents violence against women.