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Latest items for Greece

Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Barbados, Belize, Bhutan, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Rep, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Cyprus, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Fiji, Finland, Gambia, Georgia, Greece, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Malawi, Malta, Mongolia, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: AW-LAW-1

"Refugee and migrant women who were victims of gender-based violence were legally eligible for temporary shelter in government-run homes and for legal and psychosocial assistance, but few of them reported abuse"(14).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"On January 7[2019], media reported research showing that only 200 of an estimated average of 4,500 rape incidents per year were officially reported (approximately one out of 22)"(21).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1

"Parties must receive at least 3 percent of the votes to win a seat in the country’s parliament or in the European Parliament. In the government cabinet formed in July, less than 10 percent of those appointed--or two of the 21 ministers--were women"(19).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LBHO-LAW-1

"No laws limit the participation of women or members of minorities in the political process, and they did participate"(19)."Legislation passed on March 26 requires a minimum of 40 percent distribution of male and female candidates in local, regional, national, and European Parliament elections"(19).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"According to data issued by the Secretariat for Gender Equality on March 18[2019], between October and December 2018, 44 percent of women were employed, compared with 60 percent of men"(23).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: INFIB-PRACTICE-1

"Despite reports that migrant and refugee women residing in the country underwent FGM/C prior to their arrival in Greece, there was no concrete evidence FGM/C was practiced in the country. On February 2[2019], the European Institute for Gender Equality issued a study estimating that 25 to 42 percent of migrant and refugee girls living in the country but originating from states in which FGM/C is practiced were at risk of FGM/C"(22).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: AW-PRACTICE-1

"Undocumented migrants arriving at Greek islands were subjected to special border reception and registration procedures and were not allowed to leave registration centers for up to 25 days. After this period, undocumented migrants remaining in those facilities were generally allowed to enter and exit but were prohibited from travelling to the mainland unless they filed asylum applications deemed admissible by the asylum authorities or were identified as “vulnerable.” This group included[...]pregnant women or those who recently gave birth; single parents with young children; victims of torture, shipwrecks, and other trauma; and victims of human trafficking"(12).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"Media reported incidences of violence involving asylum seekers, including gender-based violence. On January 8, local and international media reported Oxfam’s findings that asylum-seeking and refugee women were wearing diapers at night for fear of leaving their tents to go to the bathroom"(13).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"On February 8[2019], a Communist Party delegation visit to the reception facility in Katsikas, Epirus, noted the absence of medical care, especially for women, newborns, and children, according to media reports"(14)."Pregnant women in Evros reception and detention facilities continued facing problems in accessing proper medical and prenatal care"(18).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"Under a law that took effect July 1[2019], rape, including spousal rape, is a crime punishable by 10 years to life imprisonment in cases with multiple perpetrators or if the rape results in the victim’s death"(21).
Aug. 10, 2021, 11:35 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Under a law that took effect July 1, rape, including spousal rape, is a crime punishable by 10 years to life imprisonment in cases with multiple perpetrators or if the rape results in the victim’s death"(21).
July 17, 2021, 10:43 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The age of consent in Greece is 15, but the minimum age for marriage is 18" (para 42).
June 18, 2021, 4:36 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"Under the new penal code, enforced since 2019, penalties may be as high as three years in prison for sexual harassment, with longer terms applied to perpetrators who take advantage of their position of authority or the victim’s need for employment. The previous penalty ranged from two months to five years" (pg 29-30).
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uruguay
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Greece were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Greece was 36.3 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Greece was 36.3 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Greece was 15.9% (p 68).
April 22, 2021, 6:14 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

In the table titled 'The 50 Worst (& Safest) Countries For Solo Female Travel 2019', Greece is given a score of 71 for street safety, with 100 being the worst and 0 being the best, based on a combination of indexes (pg 1).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Greece does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Greece were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Greece was 78.7 years for males and 83.7 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Greece was 4 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Greece was 3 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Greece was 3 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Greece is 8.6 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 52).