Greece sees rise in abused children

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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