Following the success of the previous editions (2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 & 2015), the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is once again partnering with the Dosta!-Campaign as part of their ongoing work to strengthen the role of local authorities in assisting and protecting the rights of Roma and Tra
The Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities of the Croatian Government, in cooperation with the Roma Youth Initiative"Peace" and the Roma community of the town of Kutina organized activities within the Council of Europe campaign Dosta! on 9 December 2016, at the Cinema Europe in Zagreb.
According to the Second European Union Minorities and Discrimination (EU MIDIS II) Survey by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published today, some 80 % of the Roma people surveyed live below their country’s at-risk-of-poverty threshold.
I did grow-up poor. Poverty wasn’t though the main issue. Discrimination because we were Roma and poor was the worst part of my childhood.