Country Greece
Year 1993 - 2009
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation, Social services > Psycho-social counselling
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


In 1993, the Municipality of Athens established the Office of Equality which provides counseling and support to abused women. It also established the "Shelter for abused women" which provides support to victims of domestic violence. Both structures continue to operate.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Greece, March 2009