Kostadinka Kuneva is a Bulgarian . She used to be cleaner in Athens Metro who became a leader of the cleaner’s trade union of Athens.
For her activity in the trade union she was splashed with acid on Christmas Eve of 2008. Although her grave injuries: burnt eyes, esophagus , entirely disfigured face , she survived after more than 40 operations.
In 2014 Kostadinka Kuneva was elected for the European Parliament with the votes of more than 300 000 Greek citizens, to continue her struggle for the workers rights.