HUMAN STORIES

#SocialJustice: Mohammed_Today Mohammed enjoys the protection he is entitled to

Mohammed is from Pakistan. He is 36 years old. He requested international protection and asylum and his request was rejected in both first and second degree. Mohammed has been diagnosed with a chronic kidney disease (CKD) at a terminal stage by Greek Public hospitals and since May 2019 he has joined a dialysis treatment program, […]

#SocialJustice_Eleni_She Claimed and Succeeded to Correct her Gender in Her Identity Card

Eleni K. 40-year old is a professional makeup artist. She decided to seek legal support at SolidarityNow’s Thessaloniki Solidarity Center, as she did not have the money to pay a lawyer to represent her in the change of her gender in the government-issued identity document. From the age of 4 she felt that she was […]

World Day of Social Justice | #SocialJustice

#IHaveTheRight SolidarityNow: Ensuring Social Justice The World Day of Social Justice is celebrated every year on February 20th. Social justice is a continuous political and social claim. Many struggles have taken and taking place for social justice, as it gives rise to ideological and political oppositions. But what is Social Justice? We can summarize its […]

A couple without employment

Mary, the grandmother has already put food on the fire, the three children are getting ready for school and Anna and Andreas are talking, planning the day for the family. They will all meet again at 4 in the afternoon and will eat together the food that the grandmother has prepared. We see Andreas and […]

Homeless

He wears earphones and listens to music, at the same time, he hears the sounds of nearby traffic on the street. From time to time he greets shopkeepers in the area where he works, his job is very important, as he tends to the cleaning of the streets for all of us. And he likes […]

Refugee Family

Four young girls are going to school and all of them are good students. A 42-year-old man and his wife, their parents, walk on a main street of Athens and they themselves are going to school. The next day they are all present at a celebration dedicated to the children. Their eldest daughter recites a […]

Battered Woman

Maria drops off her son at school and runs off to make the bus that takes her to her job. On her way there, she observes other women and she smiles. How amazing is the hair of some of these women! Some of them might become her clients, and they will in turn be happy, […]

#WomenInScience: Anna-Maria

“I shall also be one of the women that will not quit her dreams…” “At the Polytechnic University I became aware of how ‘male dominated’ the sector is and during my studies on education/teaching I experienced the ‘female domination’. It is unbelievable that even today these sex differences exist in the choice of studies and […]