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.
In Greece, six women have been murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in just seven months.
A brutal murder of a 26-year old woman took place on the peaceful Cycladic island of Folegandros in Greece on Friday.
The French tourist Violet Gigano who has been missing for six days was found dead near Elafonissi in the region of Chania, Crete.
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.
Caroline Crouch's husband, Babis Anagnostopoulos, has been put on remand (pre-trial detention) after his confession to murdering his wife.
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.
Many children end up living as orphans due to femicide crimes, which are the subject of a study conducted by the University of Cyprus in cooperation with other European Universities. According to the study, a homicide caused by a man...
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