Country Greece
Year 2006
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual harassment

Brief Description

Under Law 3488/2006 (O.G.A.'.191), European Union Directive 202/73/EC was adopted, establishing a general framework for implementation of the principle of equal treatment of men and women, regarding employment and other matters of equality. The law specifies, for the first time, that sexual harassment, is a form of gender-based discrimination in the workplace, and establishes the victim's right claim to compensation.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Greece, March 2009