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

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... Read more
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.... Read more
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... Read more

Learning

25 Mar 2017
In this report, Johannes Hahn, the European Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, had stated that the Roma people constitute one of the largest ethnic minority groups in Europe. Within the Western portion... Read more
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

Library

01 May 2018
Final Report of the Red Cross of Serbia "Mapping children and youth outside the education system in rural areas" is made within the "Joint program for inclusion of roma children and children from sensitive groups in education... Read more
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

Multimedia

19 Mar 2019
Free Europe Bulgaria (Svobodna Evropa) shared this short film (in Bulgarian) about the story of Snezhana Ivanova, a Bulgarian woman from the poor Sofian district Fakulteta, who has successfully escaped from the closed circle of life in the ghetto.... Read more
18 Jan 2019
We are sharing this lecture by sociologist Loïc Wacquant on the topic of "Advanced Marginality, Ethnoracial Divisions and the Strategies of the State." The lecture is in English and is 2 hours long. Wacquant discusses "what... Read more
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.

Integration of Roma

"Is There a Way out of the Ghetto?", the story of Snezhana Ivanova [Website link]
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Свободна Европа
Free Europe Bulgaria (Svobodna Evropa) shared this short film (in Bulgarian) about the story of Snez
Advanced Marginality, Ethnoracial Divisions and the Strategies of the State, lecture by Loïc Wacquant [Video]
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: ABFs film- & medienätverk
We are sharing this lecture by sociologist Loïc Wacquant on the topic of "Advanced Marginality, Ethnoracial Divisions and the Strategies of the State." The lecture is in English and is 2 hours long.
[Bulgaria] The project "Empowerment of Roma Women for Roma Children Education" has been initiated
Date of publication: 2018
Empowering Roma Women to Support Children's Education
[Kosovo] Terre des hommes creates and supports integration opportunities for vulnerable children in Kosovo
Date of publication: 2018
Every third person in Kosovo lives below the poverty line, meanwhile unemployment rises to above 30%.
[Serbia] The State Has Committed to Ensure that Every Child Is Registered at Birth
Date of publication: 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.
Organizational Leader for School Miracles
Date of publication: 2018
Uk Foundation are looking for an organizational leader to work directly with the School Miracles Board, as well as to support management and operational work and be responsible for key processes and tasks.
Consultant for final evaluation
Date of publication: 2018
Church World Service is a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster.
[Moldova] ProCivic Academy Edition II – A new challenge for 100 young people coming from 20 communities from Moldova
Date of publication: 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.
[Serbia] Choose Education, Say „NO“ to Child Marriage
Date of publication: 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 i

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