Aggeliki, blind employee in Greece

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Aggeliki is a blind employee in a public hospital. Aggeliki’s salary, as well as the salaries of thousands of disabled people working in public section, has not been excluded from the cuts. According to international data, when a seeing person covers its vital needs with a salary of 1000 euros, a blind person needs the treble salary for the same needs. The cuts in salaries and pensions of disabled people are one more proof of social state’s failure during the greek crisis. Government’s mercilessness reaches its peak with the repression of disabled people’s demonstrations by the riot police. Aggeliki is a blind employee in a public hospital. Aggeliki’s salary, as well as the salaries of thousands of disabled people working in public section, has not been excluded from the cuts. According to international data, when a seeing person covers its vital needs with a salary of 1000 euros, a blind person needs the treble salary for the same needs. The cuts in salaries and pensions of disabled people are one more proof of social state’s failure during the greek crisis. Government’s mercilessness reaches its peak with the repression of disabled people’s demonstrations by the riot police.

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