Types of Violence - Greece

National programme on preventing and combating violence against women 2009-2013

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This document corresponds to the first complete action programme on violence against women adopted by Greece. It takes into consideration most of the dimensions of violence against women (legal, psychosocial, economic, health, link with human rights) and deals with trafficking, domestic violence, homicides against women, honour killing and women's abuse. This programme comprises actions such as the creation of consultation centres and shelters in the capital of each region, the establishment of a nationwide SOS telephone line and the development of information campaigns to prevent violence.


  • Type of publication : Institutional agendas
  • Author : General Secretariat for Gender Equality
  • Publishing house : Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights
  • Publication date : 2009
  • Number of pages : 5
  • Language : English


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