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Greece sees rise in abused children

The Greek economic crisis is being linked to an increase in the number of abandoned and abused children.

Last updated: 22 Mar 2014 18:09
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Greece's economic crisis has already changed the lives of many people.

There is now evidence that it is seeing a rise in abandoned and abused children.

The country’s health minister recently told parliament there was a threefold increase in healthy children being cared for at state hospitals.

Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from Athens.

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