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03 May 2019
   A new CNN report highlighted the latest anti-Roma violence in Gabrovo, Bulgaria. Once known as a positive example of Roma integration, Bulgaria is now facing ethnic violence between the Roma community and ethnic Bulgarians.   Since 10 April, the...
29 Apr 2019
The article written by Vladimir Kolev and published on the European Public Health Alliance website provides a concise overview of the most salient events of the fourth EU Roma Week, which took place from the 18th to the 21st of March.  Organized by...
08 Apr 2019
Roma children engaged in migration are often excluded from compulsory education. The lack of coordination between schools in localities of origin and destination, often coupled with discriminatory attitudes towards the Roma, impede children’s access...
17 Dec 2018
Empowering Roma Women to Support Children's Education The Know-How Center for Alternative Care for Children in partnership with the Opportunity and Protection Association, the European Roma Information Office (ERIO), the Tulip Foundation and the...
15 Oct 2018
Every third person in Kosovo lives below the poverty line, meanwhile unemployment rises to above 30%. Due to socio-economic factors, many families cannot afford to provide their children with a meaningful leisure time and proper school preparation....
15 Oct 2018
Government of the Republic of Serbia, in cooperation with the European Commission, organized the fourth seminar “Social Inclusion of Roma in the Republic of Serbia” in October 2017. The seminar is a biennial meeting, first organized in 2011,...
25 Sep 2018
ProCivic Academy is an innovative training course focused on continuous learning and interaction for young people coming from rural areas of the country who are open to bring a change in their communities. Pro Civic Academy II is a continuation of...
18 Sep 2018
Why do some children leave school, what are marital obligations, what is your future occupation and why should we say STOP to child marriages – are some of the questions we asked children of higher grades in four primary schools in Serbia (Primary...
04 Sep 2018
Over 90 teachers from 20 communities around the country participated in a series of training workshops from 9th of July to 17th of August this year, offered by Terre des hommes Moldova Foundation. The trainings are part of a broader project to...
08 Aug 2018
This article from the European Public Health Alliance cites several economic studies that demonstrate the economic and social benefits of investing in children. This applies to children in the Roma community in Europe, who make up a substantial...

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