16.1 C
Athens
Monday, October 25, 2021

Maria Syregela: Addressing violence against women is of national importance

✚ ATHENS

Municipality of Athens: In Agios Artemios the 7th "pocket" park of Athens

In Agios Artemios, in a densely populated neighborhood of Athens, also known as Gouva, the 7th in a row pocket park of the city was "born". With the...

What will the University be like after the renovation - The project in 20 questions and answers

At the end of 2021, the works for the final renovation of the University begin and are expected to be completed in 12 to 15 months. The budget ...

A new "green" neighborhood in Petralona - The network of "pocket" parks in Athens is growing

By strengthening the network of "pocket" parks, the Municipality of Athens continues to create "green" meeting points for the residents of Athens, in the context of this ...

The INNOVATHENS training program for October

INNOVATHENS, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Hub of the Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens in Gazi, continues the exciting educational program of workshops and free seminars, specially designed ...

Tennis, Athletics and Self Defense at OPANDA

The registrations for the Sports Learning Academies (tennis, athletics and self-defense) of OPANDA open on Friday 17/09/21, for children 6-15 years old, adults, and candidates ...

The Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, in charge of Demographic Policy and the Family, Maria Syregela, described the confrontation of violence against women as of national importance.

"As a Government, we reaffirm our commitment to transforming the country into a place where no one will suffer from the pain of domestic violence," she said, adding that "these heinous acts run counter to everything we know about human rights." rights and offend our most fundamental ideals ”.

The General Secretariat for Demographic and Family Policy and Gender Equality, as the competent state body for the fight against violence against women, has a secure and stable Network of Structures for the prevention and treatment of violence, consisting of:

  • 43 counseling centers, staffed by specialized scientific staff of specialized counselors who provide women who turn to them for FREE psychological, social, legal and employment support services.
  • 19 hostels for abused women, where women victims of violence with their children are hosted.
  • The SOS 15900 telephone line that is addressed to women victims of violence and is nationwide, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with a local charge. The line is staffed by psychologists and social scientists who provide immediate assistance in violent emergencies.

Information can also be obtained by those who wish by sending an e-mail to [email protected], as well as through the website metoogreece.gr.

At the same time, a series of actions for the empowerment and empowerment of women are implemented in the field of work, in order to ensure both their protection from abusive behaviors and their financial independence, in cooperation with OAED, in case of domestic violence and they want to leave their home.

In this context, the recent labor law ratified ILO Convention 190 on Protection for the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the world of work. In order to prevent and combat gender-based and domestic violence, specific actions have also been developed under the Istanbul Convention, such as the creation of a tool for assessing the degree of risk of domestic violence, as well as the study on the profile of domestic and domestic perpetrators. the evaluation of relevant treatment programs.

Dimitris Kostakos

Israel: Climate is a matter of "national security", the government emphasizes

The Israeli government has made the fight against global warming a "national security" priority and has pledged to "facilitate" investment in green energy for a few days ...

News bulletin at 24:00

Return from today of the ring in the center of Athens. . In the Digital Services Platform of the Municipality of Athens, eservices.cityofathens.gr, there is the application that ...

News bulletin at 23:00

The ring returns from tomorrow, the rotating traffic of the monasteries - even vehicles, in the center of Athens. In the Digital Services Platform of ...

Premiere on Monday for the ring

The ring returns to the center of Athens after about 2 years of absence. From Monday 25 October until Friday 22 July ...

Tension in Aspropyrgos and Megara

Concentrations and minor incidents also occurred on the highway to Corinth at the height of Megara. The national road was closed for a while. A burnt car of Attiki Odos and ...

News bulletin at 22:00

The ring returns from tomorrow, the rotating traffic of the monasteries - even vehicles, in the center of Athens. On the Platform of Digital Services of the Municipality ...

Olympiacos 2-1 against PAOK and only first!

Olympiakos having a very good first half took the victory with 2-1 over PAOK thanks to goals by Agimpos (22 ') and ...

IT HAPPENS IN ATHENS

Premiere on Monday for the ring

The ring returns to the center of Athens after about 2 years of absence. From Monday 25 October until Friday 22 July ...

The festival "Your Pet Day" in the Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens

The Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens hosts our four-legged friends in the festival "Your Pet Day", in collaboration with the urban fauna of the Municipality of Athens ...

World Breast Cancer Day: Free screening tests at Athens Municipal Clinics

On the occasion of the World Breast Cancer Day on October 25, the Municipality of Athens, through the Directorate of Municipal Clinics and Public Health, ...

How the Municipality of Athens will issue the permanent resident card to enter the ring

The ring returns to Athens from tomorrow and the exceptions of the measure include the permanent residents of the area that is enclosed by its borders ...

Cleaning-disinfection operation with 20 employees and large machines in Neos Kosmos

For many years, the cleaning policy applied in Athens did not have the expected results. Any cleaning intervention was fragmentary and limited to its points ...