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Latest items for Greece

Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

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Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

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Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 30, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

The chart shows that percentage of female land and agricultural ownership in 2010 was 27.7%. This data is from Eurostat. (MLFD - CODER COMMENT)
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2, ERBG-DATA-2

“Unemployment among women stands at 27 percent, compared with 20 percent for men” (para 11).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ACR-PRACTICE-1

“As a longtime fertility doctor, Minas Mastrominas has helped couples in Greece give birth to thousands of bouncing babies. But recently, disturbing trends have escalated at his clinic. Couples insisting on only one child. Women tearfully renouncing plans to conceive. And a surge in single-child parents asking him to destroy all of their remaining embryos. ‘People are saying they can’t afford more than one child, or any at all,’ Dr. Mastrominas, a director at Embryogenesis, a large in vitro fertilization center, said as videos of gurgling toddlers played in the waiting room” (para 1-3). “As the [economic] crisis persisted, Anastasia Economopoulou, 42, pushed back her dream of having several children. ...more
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-2

“Progress on gender equality eroded in Greece during the [economic] crisis, according to the European Parliament. Women reported being regularly rejected for jobs if they were of childbearing age, or having contracts that were involuntarily converted to part time if they became pregnant” (para 28).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

“Struggling to manage a recovery after nearly eight years of recession, the government cannot make the fertility drop a top priority. … State-financed child care became means-tested and is hard to get for women seeking work” (para 19).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

“The lower birthrates have been aggravated by fiscal pressures that constrained countries from offering robust family support programs. Whereas France offers a monthly family benefit of 130 euros (about $138) per child after the second child, Greece provides just 40 euros” (para 16). “Struggling to manage a recovery after nearly eight years of recession, the government cannot make the fertility drop a top priority. Child tax breaks and subsidies for large families were weakened under Greece’s austerity-linked international financial bailouts. State-financed child care became means-tested and is hard to get for women seeking work. Greece now has the lowest budget in the European Union for family and child benefits” (para ...more
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1, ERBG-PRACTICE-3

“The economic issues also amplified existing trends. Working women were already postponing childbirth. As the recession dragged on, they delayed even more for fear of jeopardizing work opportunities, a situation that has exacerbated fertility problems. Progress on gender equality eroded in Greece during the crisis, according to the European Parliament. Women reported being regularly rejected for jobs if they were of childbearing age, or having contracts that were involuntarily converted to part time if they became pregnant” (para 27-28). “As the [economic] crisis persisted, Anastasia Economopoulou, 42, pushed back her dream of having several children. She was fearful of losing her job as a saleswoman at a retail branding company ...more
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: BR-DATA-1

“In … Greece, birthrates have reverted to about 1.3 [since the economic crisis in 2008]” (para 7).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: BR-PRACTICE-1

“As a longtime fertility doctor, Minas Mastrominas has helped couples in Greece give birth to thousands of bouncing babies. But recently, disturbing trends have escalated at his clinic. Couples insisting on only one child. Women tearfully renouncing plans to conceive. And a surge in single-child parents asking him to destroy all of their remaining embryos. ‘People are saying they can’t afford more than one child, or any at all,’ Dr. Mastrominas, a director at Embryogenesis, a large in vitro fertilization center, said as videos of gurgling toddlers played in the waiting room. ‘After eight years of economic stagnation, they’re giving up on their dreams’” (para 1-3). “Approximately a fifth of ...more
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

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