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13 May 2020
Reuters reports on the decision of the Supreme Court in Hungary and the developments around the case of unlawfully segregated Roma children. The case Classroom situation of ethnic tensions at an elementary school in Gyongyospata, east of Hungary....
21 Feb 2020
The independent media platform for human rights journalism Marginalia.bg reported that the Commission for Protection against Discrimination (CPD) has sentenced the kindergarten "Zhelyazko Popnikolov" in Vidin, Bulgaria, the director of the...
25 Mar 2019
Two Slovak journalists have written the story of Roma families who moved from Slovakia to the UK, painting a picture of two educational systems – one where Roma children end up in special schools [for those with disabilities], and one which provides...
07 Aug 2018
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development sends an invitation to all persons from the territory of the Republic of Serbia interested in attending a training program for a pedagogical assistant for support in the education of...
06 Aug 2018
As a result of the project "Introduction of the Roma language with the elements of national culture in elementary schools in Serbia", which was supported by the EU Delegation to Serbia, the Ministry of Education Science and Technological Development...
19 Jul 2018
The Children's Drop Inn Shelter and the Center for Youth Integration organized the, fourth in a row, event in which cafe shops, bars and restaurants in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Pancevo, donated the income from the sold lemonades on the July 14th to...
09 Jul 2018
Dnevnik.bg shared the history of 59th Vasil Levski School in the Malashevtsi neighbourhood, Sofia, Bulgaria. The school is determined in its mission to accept all marginalised children who want to learn. The article states that there are nearly 270...
02 Mar 2018
Only half of Roma children in Moldova aged between 7 and 15 years attend school, compared to almost 100% of their non-Roma peers, show UNICEF studies. Roma parents say they prefer to keep their children at home because they fear that sending them to...
25 Jul 2017
The abnormal discrepancies in education among Roma and non-Roma youth within the Czech Republic have been most recently spotlighted. The former comprised a sizeable 4% of the Czech youth student body during the 2015 to 2016 academic session, however...
16 Nov 2016
In an investigative article published on investigatii.md, the authors write about the situation of Roma girls in Moldova, mentioning that stereotypes and poverty close their way to school. Many Roma girls get married when they are teens and they...

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