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We informed the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance about barriers in access to justice for Roma minority in Slovakia

Published: 06 / 13 / 2019 12:50
The UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance prepares a report concerning issue of reparations in cases of human rights violations and its role in securing racial justice and equality in the world. We sent her information about the situation in this area in Slovakia.

IN BRUSSELS - WE HAVE MET WITH ROMA WOMEN'S NGOs

Published: 06 / 12 / 2019 09:39
On 5 - 6 June 2019, together with Roma woman activist Veronika from Jarovnice, we attended a meeting of representatives of Roma women's NGOs in Brussels. The meeting was organized by the Center for Reproductive Rights following the meeting of the previous year in Zagreb.

ROMA WOMEN AT MEETING ALSO WORKED ON THEIR COMPLAINTS TO OMBUDSWOMAN

Published: 06 / 05 / 2019 11:07
At a meeting with Roma women in Prešov, on 29 May 2019 we worked on complaints addressed to the Public Defender of Rights. Some of the Roma women decided to contact her after they had the opportunity to get acquainted with the activities of her office during a personal meeting in March 2019.

NETWORKING MEETING OF ROMA WOMEN AND REPRESENTATIVES OF WOMEN’S AND ROMA NGOs - THE FOUNDATION OF FUTURE COOPERATION IN PROMOTION OF THE REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS OF ROMA WOMEN.

Published: 05 / 20 / 2019 12:42
On April 30, 2019, we organized a one-day networking meeting in Prešov. The aim of the meeting was to create space for contact and mutual discussion of Roma women and representatives of women's and Roma NGOs dedicated to the protection of women's reproductive rights or activities aimed at supporting Roma women.

We sent the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women information about reproductive rights violations against Roma women in Slovakia

Published: 05 / 17 / 2019 16:50
The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women is preparing a report on mistreatment and violence against women during reproductive health care and childbirth in the world. We have sent her updated information about situation of Roma women in Slovakia.

The District court in Trnava ignored a case of discriminated Roma for years. The Constitutional court compensated him now

Published: 05 / 09 / 2019 11:57
The Constitutional Court has compensated Roma man, who since 2014 has been unsuccessfully seeking redress for racial discrimination in access to employment. The District Court in Trnava did not deal with his case for years. The Constitutional Court granted the discriminated man a compensation of EUR 2,000 for backlog in his court proceeding.

We talked about the necessity to compensate forcibly sterilized Roma women at the Council of Europe

Published: 04 / 18 / 2019 14:44
On 9 April 2019 our colleague Štefan Ivanco had a presentation at the hearing of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination within Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg that was focused on the issue of forced sterilizations of Roma women.

At a conference of Roma women in Finland we talked about reproductive rights violations against Roma women

Published: 04 / 15 / 2019 13:37
On March 25 - 26, 2019, our colleague took part in the 7th International Roma Women's conference.

Meetings in Roma communities Kecerovce and Vtáčkovce

Published: 04 / 11 / 2019 15:52
In these months we organized two meetings in Roma communities aimed at networking Roma women from different locations.