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Roma activists continue in activities on promoting their rights

Published: 09 / 21 / 2018 10:13
Thanks to the Slovak-Czech Women's Fund and its one-time financial support, we organized another meeting for Roma women activists who have a strong need to continue with their activities on promoting their rights and rights of other Roma women.

Ministry of Justice reacted to our public call for effective investigation of illegal sterilization of Roma women

Published: 09 / 03 / 2018 14:39
Ministry of Justice responded to our public call for adopting measures that would lead to effective investigation of illegal sterilization of Roma women in Slovakia and former Czechoslovakia and to compensate all women harmed.

Ombudswoman evaluated a procedure of an inspection by the Prešov County Council as formalistic in case of discrimination against Roma women in Prešov hospital.

Published: 08 / 30 / 2018 15:03
On 6 August 2018, we received a notification from Ombudswoman to our complaint, in which we objected an inspection by the Prešov County Council in the case of discrimination and segregation of Roma women in the Prešov hospital.

Roma women activists meeting with representatives of Slovak - Czech Women's Fund

Published: 07 / 26 / 2018 15:54
On 11 June 2018 we organized a joint meeting of Roma women activists with representatives of the Slovak-Czech Women's Fund in Košice.

Together with Roma women activists, we evaluated and planned our meetings in Herľany

Published: 07 / 13 / 2018 15:02
On 24 - 26 June 2018 we organized another two-day meeting of Roma women activists in Herľany, where we evaluated and planned our activities.

New bi-annual report for 2016-2017

Published: 05 / 28 / 2018 13:58
We published a new annual report, which provides an overview of our work in the previous two years 2016 and 2017.

The public and non-governmental organizations urges the Slovak Government to finally establish an independent body to investigate cases of illegal sterilization of Roma women

Published: 05 / 22 / 2018 12:04
With the support of other organizations and people we urge the Slovak Government to finally establish an independent body with the power to investigate the scope of illegal sterilization practices and to compensate all women harmed.

Press statement on the decision of Regional court in Kosice in a case of violence against Roma boys from Lunik IX

Published: 05 / 04 / 2018 13:15
We released a press statement to the decision of Regional court in Kosice in a case of violence against Roma boys from Lunik IX. For a long time we have been providing free legal representation to the affected Roma boys.

We organized another meeting of Roma women activists in Prešov

Published: 03 / 28 / 2018 15:46
On the 14th of March 2018 we again organized a meeting of Roma women activists in Prešov.

The Appeal Court confirmed that a town Spišská Nová Ves had discriminated against a Roma woman in access to employment and has to compensate her

Published: 03 / 21 / 2018 08:41
The town Spišská Nová Ves discriminated against the Roma woman who applied for a job as a field social worker and must compensate her. This was ruled by the Regional Court in Košice which fully confirmed a decision of the District Court in Spišská Nová Ves from March 2017. It is one of the first final decisions of the Slovak courts in the case of racial discrimination in access to employment in favor of a discriminated person.