Roma Inclusion

Slovakia criticised for Roma segregation

A new re­port high­lights the con­tin­ued seg­re­ga­tion of Roma chil­dren in the Slo­vak pri­mary school sys­tem. Lit­tle progress has been made since the Com­mis­sion ini­ti­ated in­fringe­ment pro­ceed­ings against Slo­va­kia for breach of EU anti-dis­crim­i­na­tion leg­is­la­tion. »

Commission’s Refusal of Citizens’ Initiative Annulled

The Eu­ro­pean Gen­eral Court has an­nulled the Com­mis­sion’s re­fusal of a cit­i­zen’s ini­tia­tive aimed at im­prov­ing the pro­tec­tion for mi­nori­ties. The court’s de­ci­sion will force the Com­mis­sion to re-eval­u­ate the ini­tia­tive. »

We are condemning a generation of Roma children to growing up in walled ghettos

Roma seg­re­ga­tion is fre­quent in Ro­ma­nia. In Baia Mare, a so­cial-hous­ing com­plex mostly in­hab­ited by Roma peo­ple is be­com­ing a walled-in ghetto. In Roșia, Roma chil­dren are sent to seg­re­gated schools. Both is al­legedly be­ing done for the well­be­ing of the chil­dren.

What western Europe can do for one of the most marginalised communities in the EU

The pres­ence of Roma peo­ple is a con­tested and di­vi­sive is­sue across Eu­rope, and of­ten­times lo­cal au­thor­i­ties make the prob­lem worse by de­stroy­ing camps and push­ing com­mu­ni­ties from one lo­ca­tion to an­other, thereby stig­ma­tis­ing and re­in­forc­ing neg­a­tive stereo­types.

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