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MEP Elena Kountoura presents intervention in EP Plenary on violence against women

Member of European Parliament- Elena Kountoura presented her intervention in the EP Plenary on violence against women.

Europe: Member of European Parliament- Elena Kountoura presented her intervention in the EP Plenary on violence against women. She stated that one in three women would experience physical abuse at some point in her life.

She asked people to break their silence on the violence against women. MEP Kountoura cited, “We are Breaking the Silence! We say NO to Violence.” 

The Commission’s directive to address gender-based violence must be holistic and ambitious. She presented her intervention in the EP Plenary on violence against women.

MEP Kountoura stated that the patriarchal standards and stereotypes that still dominate Europe today must be eliminated.

“We say NO to all forms of violence. 25 November World Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, “said the MEP. 

During her intervention at the Plenary of the EC on the debate on violence against women, MEP Elena Kountoura mentioned, “Patriarchalical patterns and stereotypes that prevail even today in Europe must be eradicated. The Commission’s directive on dealing with domestic violence must be holistic and ambitious. ” 

Earlier, Europe reached a historic agreement – More women on company boards means greater benefits for the economy and society

Kountoura was a guest speaker at Circle the Med Forum 2022, where she mentioned the European strategy for sustainable tourism and the special challenges and needs facing the Mediterranean. 

She also met with the m Bulgarian Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova, with whom, in her tenure as Minister of Tourism of Greece, they worked excellently launching programs of transstate tourism cooperation, with mutual benefits for our countries.

“Elena Kountoura underscored, “In the Circular Dialogues special unit I mentioned the value of the Mediterranean as a unique ecosystem and top global tourist destination, which is currently threatened by the climate crisis.” 

She also met with the journalists of the Greek mission in Strasbourg, and they discussed in the framework of the Plenary session about all the critical and current issues in the areas of my competence in the European Parliament.

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