Country Greece
Year 2004 - 2009
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Trafficking

Brief Description


Since 2004, the General Secretariat for Gender Equality has been implementing awareness-raising activities regarding violence against women. More specifically:

  • It has published leaflets on domestic violence and on trafficking in human beings. The first one has been translated in English, Arabian and Persian, while the second one has been translated in English, Russian and Albanian
  • In cooperation with the Ministry of Justice, it has produced an informational TV spot on domestic violence which has been broadcast on greek television. The General Secretariat for Gender Equality has also produced and broadcast a TV spot on human trafficking
  • The General Secretariat for Gender Equality participates in the 16 days of activism against gender violence (25 November - 10 December). In this framework, information kiosks operate in Athens, distributing leaflets on domestic violence, while relevant messages are advertised through posters in public transports (buses, trams, metro etc).

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Greece, March 2009