Discrimination

For centuries, Romanies have been stereotypically associated with crime and have inspired fascination for their colourful clothing, artistic endeavors, and “carefree lifestyle”.

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FAGiC is providing food to Roma in Catalonia

Pedro Aguilera, FAGiC’s director, and Annabel Carballo, responsible of the European Area of FAGiC, talk about how the coronavirus is affecting Roma and the growth of Antigypsyism all over Europe.

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Discussions were held in Strasbourg in November and the adoption of the resolution took place on 18th December.

The European Parliament adopted in December a resolution to fight against discrimination and hate speech in the EU, a step forward to guarantee the rights of these people.

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Safia is the promoter of the campaigns #TeCedoMiVoto and #VotarEsUnDerecho

The promoter of the campaign #TeCedoMiVoto and #VotarEsUnDerecho denounces the operation of the Spanish bureaucracy and continues to claim the right to vote in the municipal and European elections taking place on May 26.

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#WeAreMore is an anti-racist European campaign.

#WeAreMore wants to stop the rise of the extreme right and conquer civil and political rights, such as the right to vote for immigrants.

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SOS Racisme denounces the criminalization of these actions on racial grounds.

SOS Racisme denounces the racist actions being carried out by the Catalonian police. 

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Simbra, one of the girls who will take part in the project.   Source: Fundació Germina

A part of the project Open Your Borders will be funded through a crowdfunding campaign aiming to raise €1,500.

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The "Vote 4 All" platform demands the right to universal suffrage for foreign nationals. Photo: Wikipedia

Organisations and collectives involved in the rights of migrants are promoting "Vote for All" with the aim of making a change in legislation in favour of this.

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Jelen Amador / Photo: Gencat

Jelen Amador, a 27-year-old PhD student, is a member of the Drom association, aiming to promote access to university for the Roma community by giving informative sessions in high schools.

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Samuel's question / Photo: Spanish State Council of the Roma People

Within the framework of the International Roma Day, the State Council of the Roma People launched a campaign involving Samuel and his question, pointing at the lacking presence of Roma people in schoolbooks.

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In the non-profit sector, where most workers and volunteers are women, there is still a high percentage of men in positions of power. In this situation, do we want to access positions of power or do we want to conquer them?

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Manuel Fernández Echepares, president of CampusRom / Photo: CampusRom

Since last summer, Roma people trying to access higher education have a mutual support network: CampusRom. We interview the network’s president, Manual Fernández Echepares.

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