Prostitution in Greece

“It is fitting for me to be in love, but your time is long gone.” Corianno by Pherecrates, ancient Greek poet The legal state of the sex-related professions has been quite a controversial topic in the last decades.Some consider such a profession as an objectification of women’s body, therefore as something to ban. Others see […]

World Environment Day 2020 in Thessaloniki: Cleaning the City Center and Perea Beach

Thessaloniki is a lively, bustling city. Its centuries of history created a great crossroad of cultures and identities. Nowadays it is mainly the students of its universities who keep its spark alive, especially when it comes to the nightlife. Unfortunately, all of this comes with a price. A simple walk through the streets of the […]

The mandatory military service in Greece: a necessity or an antiquated tradition?

Every Greek capable of bearing arms is obliged to contribute to the defence of the Fatherland as provided by law. Art. 4, Greek Constitution So recites the article 4 of the Greek constitution, introducing the concept of conscription (mandatory military service) in the Hellenic country. As of 2009, all Greek males between the ages of […]