The Library was founded in 1984 and it is a department of General Secretarial for Family Policy and Gender Equality. It is the only organized library in Greece, focused on gender equality and women’s movement.
Mission: Promoting equality through the dissemination of valid resources of information in order to support research and scientific documentation
- Rescue, conservation and dissemination of information resources on gender issues and women’s struggles for equality
- Raising awareness on gender issues
The collection of the Library consists of Greek and foreign language books, leaflets, reports, laws, articles, and other documents about gender equality in all fields such as law, politics, social life, labor, social care, history, art, science, religion, sexuality, etc.
The collection of the Historical Archive consists of old and rare documents, such as old books, manuscripts, brochures, photographs, posters, oral testimonies, which record the beginning and the progress of women’s struggles for equality in Greece.