ND stakes claim on social policy, highlighting referendum anniversaryPoliticsGreek Politics
New Democracy has announced that it is launching a debate on social policy, in a move widely interpreted as the unofficial start of a campaign leading up to early elections in the autumn.
Parties rehearse arguments on social policy as labour law comes to votePoliticsGreek Politics
With cost-of-living worries topping the agenda for voters, the main political parties are beginning to focus more intently on social policy, which is expected to become a hotly contested ground as elections loom on the horizon.
Greece falls behind on gender equality due to drop in political empowerment
Greece has been singled out for its poor performance in the global rankings of the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2021 Global Gender Gap Report.
Political world unites behind victims of sex abuse, but remains divided over policing proposalsPoliticsGreek Politics
The claim by one of Greece’s top sportswomen that she had been a victim of rape by a high-ranking sports official has brought unanimous support from the country’s political world and calls for sweeping reforms to the conservative world of competitive sport.
Greece worst in EU for gender equality as power resides overwhelmingly with menSociety
The latest report by the European Institute on Gender Equality (EIGE) for 2019 has revealed that Greece had made the least progress out of 28 European countries when it comes to promoting equality between genders.
Greeks dissatisfied with benefits scope and access, OECD survey findsSociety
An international survey by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has shown that Greeks are among the least satisfied with their public services out of 21 nations surveyed.
Greeks consider antisemitism a minor issue despite recent attacksSociety
The latest Eurobarometer report on antisemitism in the European Union has found that Greeks believe this form of discrimination is not a major problem despite a recent wake of such attacks.
Mistrust of politics grows as army and police gain favour, survey indicatesSociety
A survey by polling company Public Issue has illustrated the changing trends in how Greeks feel about their public institutions.
Income and living conditions survey shows persisting inequalitySociety
The Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) 2017 Income and Living Conditions survey has shed light on the economic conditions experienced by Greeks in the reference year 2016, including material deprivation, income inequality and risk of poverty.
Greece bottom of the list on EU social justice indexSociety
Greece has come last out of 28 European Union (EU) countries surveyed for the annual Social Justice in the EU report carried out by the Bertelsmann Stiftung foundation.