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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,...

Andrology Institute: Security Tops Love for Greek Women in Relationships

Love in the recession era means that romance can wait while priorities change -- nowadays women's top priority is security, according to the Andrology Institute. The research revealed that women who reside in working class districts of Athens want security and faith from...

ICAP: More Greek Businesses Run by Women in 2015

Women are steadily gaining ground as business leaders and entrepreneurs, with the percentage of women executives in Greece totaling 21.07% in 2015, up from 19.6% a year earlier, a survey by ICAP showed on Wednesday. The survey said that governments...

Annual Women's Empowerment Conference on the Island of Crete

European Sustainability Academy (ESA) will host the 3rd Annual Women Empowerment Conference, September 25 through 26, in Chania, Crete. The conference will give women entrepreneurs the opportunity to contact influential business people around the globe. "Against the backdrop of the...

ICAP: Corruption, Economic Crisis the Key Factors Driving Greek Women Abroad

Corruption and a lack of meritocracy, combined with the economic crisis, were the key factors driving talented Greek women abroad in search of better career prospects, according to the findings of the ICAP Human Capital Consulting survey focusing on...

40,000 Underage Girls Get Abortions Each Year in Greece

Despite the fact that the financial crisis has led to a significant reduction in abortions within the country’s borders, Greece still remains in the first ranks among European countries, with 80,000 abortions per year (the same amount as births)....

Greek Women in Top Management Positions Rank in 10th Place

Greece ranks in tenth place in the percentage of women holding top management positions, according to a report entitled "Women in business: the path to leadership" conducted by Grant Thornton to coincide with International Women's Day. Greek women holding...

Gynaecocracy Day in Serres, Northern Greece

The gynaecocracy custom was revived today in Serres, northern Greece, in the villages of Monoklisia and Nea Petra. Gynaecocracy Day, also called the custom of “Babo,” has its roots in ancient Greece while it is also a distant recall of...

ICAP: Women in Greece Are Becoming More Successful

We may be living in an era where real equality between men and women has yet to be achieved, however a recent research by ICAP showed some positive signs. According to a report from Greek newspaper "Ta Nea", the number of women working...

The Sexual Profile of Greek Women

According to the results of a large global survey conducted by a well-known condom company, the best gift that a man can give his partner is love. Another conclusion from the survey is that 35 percent of Greek women do...