PFEARFU: European Forum Athens: PFEARFU’s Gender Equality Secretariat

At the European Forum Athens, it was highlighted that the world is only 155 years away from equality between women and men in the armed forces. That is, 1,860 months, 55,800 days, or 1,339,200 hours. This estimate comes from data collected jointly by the European Parliament’s Research Service, UN Women and NATO. For Greece, though, the situation may be even worse. According to the available data, in 2021 only 11.4% of military personnel are women.

Read the full press release here. (Greek language)

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