Women

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...

Three Women in Daylight Sex Romp Outside Brisbane Greek Restaurant

Australian police decided not to press charges against three women caught engaging in lewd sex acts on the sidewalk outside Brisbane's up-market Hellenika restaurant last Sunday. CCTV cameras caught the women engaging in a public sex romp - at one...

Greek-Australian Women Mobilize for a More Inclusive Community

Greek-Australian women representing a diverse range of community organizations met at the Greek Centre last Sunday to discuss and design a pathway for active participation of women in Greek community organizations and affairs. Tammy Iliou, Vice-President of the Greek Community...

Sixty Percent of Female Victims in Cyprus Don't Report Violence

Nearly 60 percent of the women who are victims of violence in Cyprus don't report the incident to anyone, according to the shocking results of a study conducted on the island. The study was the first ever undertaken in...

EU Court Rules Against Greece on Female Police Officers' Height

European police forces cannot impose blanket height restrictions on recruits because that discriminates against women, the EU's top court ruled on Wednesday, throwing out an argument from the Greek government. Athens had defended a minimum height requirement for entry to...

Men Occupy Senior Positions of Greek Education Administration, Myschool Platform Reveals

Men occupy the majority of senior positions in the hierarchy of the education ministry and Greece's education administration system, based on the data supplied by the education ministry, IT platform myschool for the last school year (2015-2016). Women only hold...

Passionate Greek Women Perform at a Renovated Old Train Wagon

Fascinating Greek women from mythology to Modern Greece all meet at a renovated train wagon known as "To Treno sto Rouf." The performance, in English, centers around the lives of three of Greece's most passionate women -- Medea, Maria...

Greek Woman's Marriage Turned to 'Nightmares in the Saudi Arabian Desert'

It was in the 80's when a beautiful young Greek girl decided not to lead an ordinary life. She was in France studying in college, when she had to make a choice for her career that apparently would change...

Greek Director Teaches Sophocles’ Tragedy to Women in Afghanistan

“Playing with Fire” is a new documentary by Greek director and actress Anneta Papathanassiou who decided to teach Sophocles' ancient Greek tragedy Antigone to women in Afghanistan. The documentary was shot one year ago in Kabul and depicts the lives of women...

A Greek Documentary Sheds Light on the Dark Aspects of Turkish TV Series

It is well known that the Turkish soap operas have millions of fanatic viewers in the Balkans, Middle East, North Africa and Asia. What remains unexplored is how these soap operas manage to penetrate the social and religious reality...