Country Greece
Year 2002
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

Law 3064/2002, entitled «Fight against trafficking in persons, crimes against sexual freedom, child pornography and generally the financial exploitation of sexual life and the support of these acts», entered into force on 15 October 2002. It criminalizes contemporary forms of human trafficking as well as the exploitation of the sexual life of persons belonging to vulnerable groups such as women. It also contains provisions for the protection and support of victims.

With a view to implementing the abovementioned Law, Presidential Decree 233/2003 determines the agencies, the measures and the mode of provision of the protection, support and care.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Greece, March 2009