Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :19 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 6 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 1 % (3)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Gender Equality Indexes:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :23 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :92 (5)

Greece Search Data

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Consultation Centers for Victims of Violence against Women

Greece | 2009

Type of Measure : Social services > Psycho-social counselling, Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Trafficking


Training on Trafficking in the National School of Judges

Greece | 2009

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Department to Address Gender Violence

Greece | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Police Curricula and Training on Domestic Violence

Greece | 2008 | 2009

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines, Education > Formal education

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Article 7 of the Constitution

Greece | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 22 of the Constitution

Greece | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Programs for Trafficking in Persons

Greece | 2007

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Events to Inform Professionals about the Law on Domestic Violence

Greece | 2007

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Program «Training of Greek Bodies on how to Confront International Trafficking»

Greece | 2007

Type of Measure : Health > Training, Justice > Training, Police > Training

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Strategic Plan for Development

Greece | 2007 | 2013

Type of Measure : Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18–74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18–74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(3) Proportion of women aged 18–74 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(4) The Gender Inequality Index is a composite measure reflecting inequality between women and men in three different dimensions: reproductive health (maternal mortality ratio and adolescent birth rate), empowerment (share of parliamentary seats held by women and share of population with at least some secondary education), and labour market participation (labour force participation rate). Source: United Nations Development Programme, Human Development Report 2016.


(5) The Global Gender Gap Index benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, political, education and health criteria. Source: World Economic Forum, the Global Gender Gap Report 2016.