Trapped in Darkness: Women in Europe remain defenseless against gender-based violence

A new cross-border data investigation by MIIR reveals gaps in the registration of femicides in Europe and Greece and the ineffective protection of women against crimes of sexual, physical, psychological and economic violence over the last decade.

Ukrainians welcome, other refugees unwanted

Ukrainians welcome, other refugees unwanted

2022 was the year when Fortress Europe put on its human face. The war in Ukraine has dramatically increased the number of asylum seekers in Europe, but has crowded out refugees from other war zones.

The black box of medicine shortages in Greece

The black box of medicine shortages in Greece

MIIR jointly with the collaborating journalistic teams of the EDJNET searched for data and managed to create a database of medicine shortages in Europe. Greek official data show that Greece has the longest median duration of drug shortages among the countries we examined.

The undeclared war on women in Europe-Part 2

The undeclared war on women in Europe-Part 2

The story of Eleni, who went through a nightmare at the hands of her self-appointed “partner”, highlights the institutional gap in support for victims in Greece. What happens to women in Greece when they seek a way out of the abusive environment in which they are trapped?

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