Regarding the Labor Inspection’s response to the farm workers of Manolada

Regarding the Labor Inspection’s response to the farm workers of Manolada

(The new camp created in Manola by reeds and plastic, next to the dissolved tents that had been distributed to the fire victims. Photo by Generation 2.0 RED, 5/12/2018) On the 5th of September 2018, 164 farm workers from Bangladesh and Pakistan, who were victims of the fire that broke out in the makeshift camp in Nea Manolada on 7/6/2018, submitted through the legal aides of […]

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Manolada: One year after the ECHR sentence, has the situation improved?

Manolada: One year after the ECHR sentence, has the situation improved?

A multitude of greenhouses covers the surface of the land in Manolada. The place, known because of the exploitation of migrant workers in the strawberry fields, was marked in 2013 after a very serious episode. It was the year that field owners opened fire against the Bangladeshi workers, who were protesting because they did not receive their wages for many months. Despite the fact that […]

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ENAR’s Shadow Report: Where is Greece standing on racism and discrimination in employment?

ENAR’s Shadow Report: Where is Greece standing on racism and discrimination in employment?

The 21st of March, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, ENAR (the European Network against Racism) published a report entitled “ENAR Shadow Report – Racism & Discrimination in Employment in Europe 2013-2017”. The report analyzes the difficulties that ethnic minorities face when accessing the employment and labour market – in terms of racism and discrimination- in 23 different […]

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Paralegals program in rural areas of Greece

Paralegals program in rural areas of Greece

Since Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity started operating, we have been advocating for the rights of socially vulnerable groups. In this context, for many years G2RED has been training paralegals, meaning people who specialize in legal issues and procedures concerning the immigration code, the citizenship issues and the asylum process. In October 2016 we decided to implement a pilot training program for volunteer […]

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Manolada: The Story Behind the 2 euros/kg Strawberries

Manolada: The Story Behind the 2 euros/kg Strawberries

“When I was at school, I read that Greece is the country where both democracy and civilization were born, and I wanted to go there. When I arrived in Manolada, I lived the opposite of what I read at school. But then, many persons started to help me and I understood what those books wanted to say”. These are the words of one of the […]

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