"Although we are two barely educated Roma women living in quite bad conditions, we dared to ask to be recognised as a same-sex family and, when resettled, to be granted one social housing unit where we will be living together."(Maria, 28, Serbia) You can read the life story of Maria and other young LGBT Roma in "Barabaripen. Young Roma speak about multiple discrimination". Many young Roma are affected by multiple discrimination because of their ethnicity and other grounds such as social status, sexual orientation or gender identity, gender or migrant status.
The Helsinki Documentary Film Festival DocPoint, one of the biggest documentary film festivals in the Nordic countries, brought a host of international directors to Helsinki for its opening on Janaury 27. Among them is Agnieszka Zwiefka, whose film ‘Queen of Silence’ gives access to the lives of the Roma, one of the most discriminated against people in Europe. <?xml:namespace prefix = o /> DocPoint features over 160 films, with subjects ranging from climate change to alcoholism and falling in love.
The results of the research of e-Roma Resource project and priorities for the platform The research phase consisted of two main sources of information namely a situation analysis (State of the art) and needs assessment of the target groups. All participating countries conducted research based methodology guide and processed results in the national reports. Slovakia as a leading partner package (Research of current state and assessment need) was responsible for the creation of transnational report with the results of the analyses for all the participating countries.
Video - Changing attitudes - September 2014Roma MATRIX is a project that aims to combat racism, intolerance and xenophobia towards Roma and to increase integration, though a programme of action across Europe. It is one of the largest Roma inclusion projects in the European Union.This film shows young Roma people in Bulgaria talking about their dreams, work and study.
Svako berś pe 5-to Novèmbro, e Roma andar i Evrὸpa pakăvaren o dives palal i Maśkarutni Romani Ćhib. Vakerdi trujal sasto sundal, i Romani ćhib si i ćhib e Romenqi, jekh ćhib inkerdi thaj nakhavdi katar jekh generàcia kaj aver śel berśendar trujal vakerdi ćhib. And-o angluno Romano Kongrèso and-e 1971, i Romani Ćhib sas prinžardi sar e Romenqi ćhib and-e Evrὸpa. Kodo kerdăs so i ćhib si thovdi and-e verver maśkarthemutne krisa, sar si e Evropaki Kàrta palal e Regionalno thaj Minoriteturenqi Ćhib katar o Konsìlo e Evropaqo.