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Special section: Integration of Roma

This page brings together all resources on the issue of Roma children: news, videos, infographics, research, learning resources and experts.

News

27 Feb 2017
The Alternative Education Club is a project implemented by Policy Center for Roma and Minorities in the ghetto area of Ferentari, Bucharest. In its 7th year already, the project works on diverting the attention of Roma and non-Roma children/youth... Read more
25 Jan 2017
The Slovak Spectator reports that "the Interior Ministry defends its plan to increase the number of police officers in problematic localities, but mayors would welcome other measures. It is necessary to “put things in order” in Roma... Read more
24 Jan 2017
GENEVA (24 January 2017) - The Committee on the Rights of the Child today concluded its consideration of the combined second and third report of Serbia on its implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Introducing the report,... Read more

Learning

01 Feb 2017
Children from ethnic minorities who live in Kosovo, especially the RAE community, lag in their schoolwork behind the majority of pupils for several reasons. The result is a vicious circle where school failure leads to poverty which in turn deprives... Read more
20 May 2016
Child participation in all aspects of modern society is extremely important for the good development of children. Furthermore it is extremely important that children belonging to vulnerable groups that are already marginalized in society have an... Read more
06 Apr 2016
Over the past few years,  there have been many lessons that have been learned in regards to facilitating Roma Inclusion. We have compiled here in this document four of the most promising practices to assist in the social inclusion of... Read more

Library

20 Dec 2016
The analysis developed by the UK's Traveller Movement tells a compelling and troubling story about the experiences of Gypsy, Traveller and Roma children and services they interact with. They are consistently failed as they progress through... Read more
31 Oct 2016
This research study details the needs for new learning methodologies in inclusive education systems and second chance programmes. This document was built using data collected through focus groups and online questionnaires carried out in five... Read more
24 Oct 2016
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the EU’s enlargement in 2004 and 2007, the UK has experienced a rise in the migration of Roma communities from central and eastern Europe. In the wake of the Brexit vote, these Roma migrants face a... Read more

Topics

14 Mar 2017 by Raluca Condruț (Icleanu)
Buna ziua,​ Va punem in atentie metodologia de invatare/ predare inovatoare bazată pe învățarea experiențială si pe activități psihosociale, care are...
02 Mar 2017 by TDH Super Admin
This is your space to discuss, please feel free to create new threads of discussions. If you have any technical difficulties write to info@childhub....
27 Jan 2017 by Emilia Sorescu
Hello!  I think can be useful I to share what we read, whether it's fiction  or specialized books. A a deeply moving book, which I used at my classe...

Multimedia

15 Sep 2016
Vanco Dzambaski published a photo album on Flickr to draw attention to the plight of a Roma community in Skopje wh oare being evicted.
07 Apr 2016
This is a companion video for our report on Roma children that was made in honor of International Romani Day.  The video summarizes the content of the report, highlighting the 4 main disadvantages faced by Roma children on... Read more
06 Apr 2016
This infographic provides some key facts and figures about the situation of Roma population in the EU relative to the non-Roma population, especially in terms of levels of education, quality of housing and other lifestyle attributes.  Read more

Integration of Roma

60 children to benefit from Alternative Education Club in Ferentari, Romania due to grant extension offered by Canton Geneva
Date of publication: 2017
The Alternative Education Club is a project implemented by Policy Center for Roma and Minorities in the ghetto area of Ferentari, Bucharest.
Toward an extracurricular curriculum: Afternoon studies for narrowing the educational gap
Date of publication: 2017
Children from ethnic minorities who live in Kosovo, especially the RAE community, lag in their schoolwork behind the majority of pupils for several reasons.
Plan to fight Roma criminality questioned
Date of publication: 2017
The Slovak Spectator reports that "the Interior Ministry defends its plan to increase the number of police officers in problematic localities, but mayors would welcome other measures.
Committee on the Rights of the Child considers the report of Serbia
Date of publication: 2017
GENEVA (24 January 2017) - The Committee on the Rights of the Child today concluded its consideration of the combined second and third report of Serbia on its implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Bullies force out Roma kids
Date of publication: 2017
Morning Star reports that "a quarter of children from Slovak Roma background have been excluded from Sheffield schools — after daily harassment from fellow students".
Overlooked and Overrepresented: Gypsy, Traveller and Roma children in the youth justice system
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: the Traveller Movement
The analysis developed by the UK's Traveller Movement tells a compelling and troubling story about the experiences of Gypsy, Traveller and Roma children and services they interact with.
Roma fear Brexit to bring back bad times for their thriving Slovak town
Date of publication: 2016
'Thomson Reuters Foundation' reports that Bystrany, a town in eastern Slovakia with a majority Roma population, has thrived in the past decade thanks to remittances from locals who grabbed the benefits of European Union membership and sought work
Raising awareness on importance of education and about risks of early drop out from education process
Date of publication: 2016
Importance of school for every child and importance of right on education - especially for children belonging to vulnerable and marginalized groups were topics of common discussion for pupils from two primary schools and their parents  at workshop
Moldova: Roma girls - from school to early marriages
Date of publication: 2016
In an investigative article published on investigatii.md, the authors write about the situation of Roma girls in Moldova, mentioning tha
Roma children struggle at school and are more likely to have arranged marriages, says report
Date of publication: 2016
The Nottingham Post reports that Roma children are likely to start school two years late and be have arranged marriages, a report has revealed.They tend to struggle in class and get suspended, while a high number of school age pregnancies is found

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