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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

19 May 2017
b92 news has noted the circulation of a recent online video of a Serbian police officer disallowing Roma children to play in a Belgrade local playground. The video has angered the Chairman of the Assembly Committee on Human and Minority Rights... Read more
16 May 2017
The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) a branch of the Council of Europe which deals with human rights has recently expressed concern regarding Serbia's perpetuating hate speech and violence directed to LGBT members and... Read more
10 May 2017
Aljazeera presents an idea of life in a Roma slum in Slovakia through a most recent article. In the centre of Jarovnice, Slovakia, rests a penurious village situated in the area of Sabinov, along the country's east. The news article... 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

28 Feb 2017
In order to tackle early school leaving and improve social inclusion, school systems are pressured to answer the needs of students in a holistic way and recognise their individual talents and voices. Inclusive systems in and around schools are well... Read more
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

Topics

27 Apr 2017 by TDH Super Admin
What prevention programs exist in your country to avoid having hcildren in street situation? What are the main causes for children ending up on the...
27 Apr 2017 by TDH Super Admin
Children in street situation are often used to a lot of freedom - while they are also exposed to many dangers, including exploitation. Once they get...
27 Apr 2017 by TDH Super Admin
What is your country legislation or professional guidance on how to work with children in street situation? What are the obligations of state...

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

[Serbia] Police blasted for not letting Roma children play in park
Date of publication: 2017
b92 news has noted the circulation of a recent online video of a Serbian police officer disallowing Roma children to play in a Belgrade local playground.
[Serbia] Hate speech in Serbia reminiscent of 1990s - ECRI
Date of publication: 2017
The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) a branch of the Council of Europe which deals with human rights has recently expressed concern regarding Serbia's perpetuating hate speech and violence directed to LGBT members and Roma
[Slovakia] Life in Slovakia's Roma slums: Poverty and segregation
Date of publication: 2017
Aljazeera presents an idea of life in a Roma slum in Slovakia through a most recent article. In the centre of Jarovnice, Slovakia, rests a penurious village situated in the area of Sabinov, along the country's east.
We are announcing the winner of the Call for Small Innovative Projects (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Date of publication: 2017
After long deliberation and an arduous assessment process of the received 35 proposals, ChildHub is ready to announce the winner of the
Ramona Surlea, team member of Terre des hommes, receives recognition as "Social Assistant of the Year to combat discrimination against minorities"
Date of publication: 2017
On the evening of March 21, 2017, Ramona Surlea stepped on the stage of Romanian Athenaeum to receive the title of “Social Worker of the Year to combat discrimination against minorities”, awarded at the National Gal
Structural indicators for inclusive systems in and around schools
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: European Commission, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture
In order to tackle early school leaving and improve social inclusion, school systems are pressured to answer the needs of students in a holistic way and recognise their individual talents and voices.
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.

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