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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.
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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.
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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).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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Feb. 25, 2021, 11:02 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Polygamous marriage is not accepted by Greek law. Legally the second marriage is not valid in Greece. Since a person only can be married to one spouse only one spouse can get family reunification" (5).
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Norway, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In Greece in 2018, women comprised 13.8% of the police force.
Jan. 8, 2021, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"A new General Secretary on Equality is going to be appointed the next days” (para. 3).
Jan. 8, 2021, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"The election also resulted in a minor step towards gender balance in the Greek government and Parliament. However, a long way remains to equal political participation in Greece" (para. 1). “’After the 25th January elections, a new government was formed in Greece. The winner is SYRIZA (left side coalition) with 36,8 % in cooperation with ANEL (right side independent Greeks) with 4,75%. The opposition is now NEA DEMOCRATIA (European popular party with 27,81 %. Eight more women are now represented in the new parliament. We have now 68 women out of 300 parliament members" (para. 3).
Jan. 8, 2021, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"Coordination of Greek Women’s NGOs for the European Women’s Lobby Summarized the Results of the Election…" (para. 2).
Dec. 24, 2020, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"Greece is poised to get its first female president after the country’s centre-right leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis took the unprecedented step of proposing a progressive female judge to assume the role of head of state" (para 1). "The historic step would, analysts said, go some way to redressing Mitsotakis’ poor record of appointing women. Just five were given cabinet positions when his New Democracy party ousted Syriza in July" (para 6). The historic step being referred to is a woman being proposed to be the country's first female president (CAT - CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 24, 2020, 12:36 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GP-DATA-6

"The news of a cosmopolitan jurist being catapulted to the head of the republic caught many off guard" (para 4). This is since the prime minister hasn't typically appointed women (CAT - CODER COMMENT). "The French-educated judge broke the mould when she was elevated as the first woman to the helm of the country’s highest court in October 2018" (para 8).
Dec. 17, 2020, 7:35 p.m.
Countries: Greece, United Kingdom
Variables: IRP-LAW-4

“Scotland also included sex workers in its relief programs. In Greece, where prostitutionis legal and regulated, brothels were allowed to reopen on June 15, provided that sex workers kept their clients’ names and contact details for four weeks for tracing purposes” (para. 12).
Dec. 17, 2020, 7:28 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: GP-DATA-1

“A high court judge and ardent human rights advocate has been elected Greece’s first female president in a historic vote by parliament” (para. 1).“Inaugurating a new era for one of Europe’s more traditional nations, MPs overwhelmingly endorsed the nomination of Katerina Sakellaropoulou as head of state. No woman has held the post in the nearly 200 years since Greece proclaimed independence” (para. 2). “The election – less than a week after the centre-right leader proposed Sakellaropoulou – not only breaks with tradition in an EU state where few women hold political positions but has taken many in Mitsotakis’ own New Democracy party aback” (para. 4). “A mere five women currently...more
Dec. 17, 2020, 7:28 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2

“Greek female MPs voiced optimism that the president-elect could serve as a role model to younger generations in a nation still getting to grips with the idea of gender equality” (para. 12) “Despite protests from some in the opposition that Sakellaropoulou lacked political clout, the rare consensus with which MPs supported her nomination in the first round of what could have been a five-round vote buttressed optimism on Wednesday” (para. 14).
Nov. 21, 2020, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

15.4 percent of all active duty are female milary personnel