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New Book Examines Greek Diaspora's Benefaction Work

Greeks abroad have been in the vanguard of helping and supporting communities in the homeland before, during and after the creation of the modern Greek state, a new book argues. Panteion University professor Matoula Tomara-Sideris in her new book --...

Students Assault Rector and Teachers at University of Patras

The Rector of the University of Patras said that he and other Heads of Departments were assaulted by a group of students during an open meeting to discuss operational and academic issues. In a press statement the Rector said that...

Greek Professor Branded a Fascist for his Stance on University Vandalism

A Greek professor at Panteion University of Athens, has become the target of anarchists and other extreme left-wing groups, for his outspoken stance against graffiti and posters at Greek universities. Aggelos Syrigos sued university students for assaulting him last February,...

UNICEF Report Says Greece Leads In Child Poverty Within EU-14

A report released by UNICEF on Wednesday shows the dramatic downgrade of children's living conditions in Greece, that is by far the leading country in which children are deprived of the basic essentials and services within the EU-14 at...

One in Five Greek Men Cheat on Their Partners

Greek men are two times more unfaithful than women, but infidelity figures for Greek women are rising as well, according to a survey conducted by the Panteion Universitry Department of Psychology. The survey was conducted from mid-2015 until the end...

Author of Study on Greek Female Sex Workers Denies Cheese-Pie Comment

A report on the increasing rates of Greek women in the prostitution industry in Greece and Greek women's motive behind involving themselves in it, has generated a reaction within the country, including from the author of the study the report is based on. The study...

Sex Industry in Greece Grows Amidst the Financial Crisis

Since 2008, when the financial crisis first appeared in Greece, the number of women who work in the sex industry has dramatically increased. Women trade sex for money, illegally in most cases, in order to put food on the table...

Prostitution Thrives During Greek Crisis

The number of male and female prostitutes in Greece has been increasing during the Greek crisis a Panteion University study revealed. While the prices have fallen significantly, the turnover from prostitution, from late 2012 until today, reached between 600...

Former PASOK Minister Petsos Dies at 67

Former Greek Transport and Communications Minister, Public Order Minister, National Defense Deputy Minister, Industry, Research and Technology Deputy Minister, Economy Deputy Minister during consecutive PASOK administrations, Giorgos Petsos, died today at the age of 67. Originating from a political family,...

NCSR Survey Says Prostitution on Rise in Greece

Prostitution in Greece has largely increased due to the economic crisis. A recent survey conducted jointly by the Criminology Department at Panteion University, the National Centre for Social Research (NCSR) and the Greek Ombudsman, found that prostitution has increased...