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UNICEF Report Says Greece Leads In Child Poverty Within EU-14

A report released by UNICEF on Wednesday shows the dramatic downgrade of children's living conditions in Greece, that is by far the leading country in which children are deprived of the basic essentials and services within the EU-14 at...

Unicef: Dramatic Increase in Child Poverty

Child poverty is on the rise in Greece since 2008 and the crisis outbreak, while the average family income went 14 years back, in 1998 levels. The alarming figures emerged from a Unicef report entitled "Children of the Recession." Child...

Greece Failing to Protect Children from Poverty

Greece is failing to protect its children from poverty, the Deputy Ombudsman Giorgos Moschos told a parliamentary committee on equality and human rights on Friday. His opinion is based on a study conducted by experts from the National Center for Social Research, who...

Greek Family Lives in a Cave

A destitute 40 year-old man has been living along with his family under squalid conditions in a cave in Heraklion, Crete in Greece. As if that was not enough, he was considered by the Greek state to have violated...

EU Buys Lunch for Greek Students

Greece has turned to the European Union for funds to help feed hungry elementary school students, many of whom are going without lunch during the country’s crushing economic crisis. The government said it can’t afford to feed them and will...

Surprise! Greeks Work Longest Hours in Europe

Busting a stereotype that they are the laziest and least efficient workers in Europe, Greeks actually work more hours than any of their counterparts in other countries, a report from the European Commission shows. The report dwelled on the miserable...

Unicef Report: "Children in Greece 2012" Reveals Dissapointing Data

The recent UNICEF report “Children in Greece 2012” describes the consequences of the financial crisis for Greek children as extremely disappointing. The released data shows that children living below the poverty level amounts to 439,000, and the child poverty rate...