GREECE TO TOUGHEN LAWS ON SEX CRIMES AFTER WAVE OF ABUSE ALLEGATIONS
February 25, 2021
Karolina Tagaris, Angeliki Koutantou
ATHENS (REUTERS) – Greece will toughen laws to combat sexual abuse and protect minors, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday following a cascade of recent scandals in culture and sport.
“Greek society underwent a shock when it began to learn about its hidden facades,” Mitsotakis told parliament.
The measures he outlined include stricter penalties for crimes against sexual freedom, changing the statute of limitations for cases of child abuse, creating a registry for professionals who work with children and a website where victims can submit