For the first time, a United Nations fact-finding team will land in Greece today aiming to measure how the country’s financial crisis is affecting human rights.
UN expert Cephas Lumina said: “The economic crisis in Greece and the austerity measures…have contributed to an unprecedented rise in unemployment, particularly of the younger generation, and reports point to increased levels of poverty as well as reduced access to basic social services such as healthcare, education and social security.”
Channel 4 News wants to know what it is like on the ground – and we need your help.
- Are you aged between 15-25?
- Do you live in Spain, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Portugal, Cyprus, Romania, the UK, Germany or France?
- Has your life been hit by austerity Europe? For example, you or someone in your family might have lost your job; you may have had to turn to food banks to help feed your family; or you might have taken part in or even organised anti-austerity protests.
- Are you up for telling us your story over the next few months in text, film, pictures and audio?