A successful comprehensive information and awareness-raising campaign by the Greek General Secretariat for Gender Equality on the European Equal Pay Day 2018

Nov 02, 2018





The General Secretariat for Gender Equality (GSGE), i.e. the governmental organization in charge of equality between women and men in Greece, has widely promoted the European Equal Pay Day 2018 on a national and international level.


First of all, the useful information material issued by the European Commission was uploaded on our website and our page in the social media on 29-10-2018:


a)our website (you will easily recognize the link to the EC material):


Greek page: http://www.isotita.gr/η-συμμετοχή-της-γ-γ-ι-φ-στην-πανευρωπαϊ/

English page: http://www.isotita.gr/en/european-equal-pay-day-2018/


b)our page on the facebook:



https://www.facebook.com/388822604594196/photos/a.389291394547317/1260662674076847/?type=3&theater .


In addition, on 29-10-2018 a very comprehensive letter on the European Equal Pay Day 2018 signed by the competent GSGE Director for Planning, Standardization & Policy Monitoring on Gender Equality was communicated by us to a number of public organizations and independent bodies in Greece and on abroad. The recipients of our document have been, among others, the Hellenic Parliament, the Greek Ombudsman, the National Commission for Human Rights, all Ministries (the competent Ministry of Labour, Social Security & Social Solidarity included), the Permanent Representations of Greece to the International Organizations, all the key social partners, as well as the EU Institutions represented in Greece (i.e. the European Commission and the European Parliament) and the World Bank.


The specific document has already been uploaded at the GSGE website and our page on the facebook (see the same links above).


Furthermore, after a proposal by the competent GSGE Director for Planning, Standardization & Policy Monitoring on Gender Equality, the General Secretariat for Gender Equality issued a press release in Greek on 31-10-2018 (relevant link: http://www.isotita.gr/δελτίο-τύπου-η-γ-γ-ι-φ-για-την-ευρωπαϊκή/ ), which gained great publicity among the Mass Media and social media in Greece.


Here are some indicative links:









http://www.palo.gr/krhth-nea/g-g-i-f-3-noemvrioy-eyrwpaiki-imera-isotitas-twn-amoivwn-gia-gynaikes-kai-andres-2018/19648468/ .


In that way, further promotion and greater visibility of our joint pivotal role on gender mainstreaming, women’s economic empowerment and equality between women and men have been achieved by our initiative among competent Greek stakeholders.



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