Saudi Arabia to Send Its First Woman Into Space
The International Space Station (ISS) will welcome Saudi Arabia's first female astronaut, Rayyana Barnawi, later this year. She will be there for a duration of 10 days. Michael Suffredini, CEO of Axiom Space, issued a statement in which he expressed...
Internet Use Skyrockets in Greece During Lockdown
Internet use skyrocketed in Greece while the country's population was under a strict lockdown, data from Greek market researcher Focus Bari suggests.
Spotify Greece No1 Eleni Foureira Featured on Times Square Billboard
Greek singer Eleni Foureira became the first from her country to appear on a billboard in New York City's Times Square
Women Hold 33% of Senior Management Positions in Greece
According to a survey by international business advisor Grant Thorton, over 33% of senior management positions in Greece are held by women.
At Last, A Woman for President of the Hellenic Republic
The decision by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday to propose a female candidate for the President of the Hellenic Republic sent shock waves through the male-dominated Greek political system -- and society itself. Mitsotakis proposed Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, first female...
Greece and Hungary at the Bottom of EU's Gender Equality Index for 2019
According to the Gender Equality Index 2019, published recently by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), Greece ranks, once again, really low in terms of gender equality among EU member states. ''The EU continues its snail’s pace when it...
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...
Greek Women Close the Earnings Gap with Men (infographic)
Women in Greece were paid an average of 12.5 percent less than men in 2014, the last year for which the country has provided data on the gender pay gap, according to a report by Eurostat on Wednesday, issued...
International Women's Day: Greece Last on Gender Equality EU List
Many Greek men may be sending flowers to their beloved women on Thursday, but the fact remains that Greece ranks last in the EU in regards to gender equality according to the European Institute for Gender Equality. Greeks love women,...
True Stories Turned to Short Films Against Sexual Harassment in Greece
Greece's General Secretariat for Gender Equality (SGGA) released four short films based on true stories highlighting the issue of sexual harassment in Greece. The four videos were produced ahead of the occasion of the World Day for the Elimination of...
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