Gender-based violence costs the EU €366 billion a year

Proposed by Sissy Vovou The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) has estimated that the cost of gender-based violence across the EU is €366 billion a year. Violence against women makes up 79 % of this cost, amounting to €289 billion. “Human life, pain and suffering do not have a price. However, knowing the cost …

AMNESTY Greece: Safety of women and children at risk as MPs vote on law which would breach Istanbul Convention

The Greek Parliament will today vote on proposed changes to the Civil Code which would allow perpetrators of domestic violence or sexual offences to retain child custody until they are convicted by a first instance court. Ahead of the vote, Amnesty International has joined women’s groups and civil society organizations to call on Greek authorities …

Greece: Call of women’s organisations to the Prime Minister, to withdraw proposed reactionary bill

Copyright © 2007-2021 European Anti-Violence Network Call to withdraw the Bill for mandatory shared custody for ALL children in Greece To the attention of Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of Greece Call to withdraw the Bill for mandatory shared custody for ALL children in Greece Dear Mr. Mitsotakis, We, the undersigning Organizations, have been made aware of …

STOP THE MADNESS! women’s protests in Israel

We received from the international list of Women in Black, information about common protests by women, against crackdown of Palestinians Stop the Eviction of Families from Sheikh Jarah! Stop the Military Assault on Gaza! Stop Police Violence Against Civilians! End the Occupation, End Apartheid and Dispossession! We Choose Living Together — in Dignity, Justice, and …