Sakellaropoulou commits to inclusive rights regarding same-sex marriage


On Monday, 15 January, Greece’s president, Katerina Sakellaropoulou emphasised the importance of inclusivity in society, in reference to the new proposed same-sex marriage bill. reported that after the issue was raised by Greece’s main oposition’s bill, Sakellaropoulou shared that “Society evolves, it moves ahead”.

“In an inclusive society, there are no exceptions in rights, especially when it relates to children,” Sakellaropoulou said.

Last week, Kyriakos Mitsotakis revealed details on the same-sex marriage bill, proposing that the Greek Government will extend parental rights to couples, however it will not allow for medically assisted reproduction through a surrogate mother.  Photo: Prime Minister.Gr.

The Greek president further elaborated on her statement during the meeting at the Presidential Mantion, stating that she will continue to advocate for an inclusive society. 

She further added that as part of her role in Greek Parliament, she will continue to unite the state and help encourage its progress as a society.





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