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15 Sayings Only Greek Mothers Say to Their Children

We all have heard about children who have an extreme attachment to their mother. It happens a lot, right? Although this is true, we have to admit something: The relationship between a son or a daughter and a Greek mother is...

UNICEF: 25% of Greek Children Suffer Poverty

Children in Greece have suffered sharply deteriorating conditions over the past twenty years and child poverty rose by 6.3% between 1995 and 2015. In 2014, 25.3% of children were living in poverty in Greece, affecting some 424,000, reported UNICEF in...

Number of Unvaccinated Children in Greece Rises due to Economic Crisis

The Greek branch of Doctors of the World reported in a recent press conference that more than 250,000 children in Greece do not have access to public healthcare and do not receive the necessary vaccinations. Doctors of the World general...

‘Speak Greek in March’ Teleconference Initiative Connected Diaspora Youth

The Australian initiate ‘Speak Greek in March’ has concluded with great success. After the successful run that the campaign had among Greek-Australians, Greek communities across the globe are considering about organizing similar events. Greek children aged 13 to 16 years from the United...

9-Year-Old Bullying Victim on Greek Island of Mytilene [Video]

Bullying incidents are on the rise in Greece. A 9-year-old boy from the Greek island of Mytilene, recently sustained injuries after being a victim of bullies while in school. The 9-year-old student’s mother complained to the school administration that some...

Tooth Decay Poses Major Problem for Greek Teens

According to a recent survey conducted by the Hellenic Dental Association (EOO), approximately 85% of teens in Greece suffer from tooth decay. The report, presented this Wednesday, showed that only 16.3% of 15-year-old Greeks are not plagued by tooth decay. Furthermore, the...

680,000 Greek Children at Risk of Living in Poverty

An article on the website of newspaper New Europe points out the consequences of the financial crisis for Greek children. The article cites data from the Greek National Committee of UNICEF and states that about 686,000 children in Greece are at risk of poverty...

Greek Parents' Dream Jobs for their Children

No matter if things have changed due to the Greek economic crisis and no matter if every major scientific field offers many related expertises. Parents in Greece remain constant and traditional as for the career choices they wish their...

Greek Children Find 43,000 Euros

Children playing in Greece have found a bag containing 43,000 euros ($58,000) hidden by an elderly woman in a derelict building fearing the crisis-hit country's banks were unsafe. While playing near a square in the northwestern city of Ioannina on...

Golden Dawn Will Open Nursery Schools

The neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, with a presence already in Greek high schools and attempting to recruit students in elementary school, now says it will open nursery schools to indoctrinate pre-schoolers with their beliefs. The party has a vehemently...