Greek Children Abandoned Amid Euro Crisis

Orphanages seeing an increase in children left at their door


As the Greek government prepares new austerity packages demanded by EU creditors, Greece sees its younger generation feel the sting of economic upheaval. Parents are being increasingly forced to abandon their children, unable to support them.

Following a meeting this week, the Troika – the European Central Bank (ECB), European Commission (EC) and International Monetary Fund – is upping the pressure on Greece's coalition government to introduce more cuts to qualify for another bailout.