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Roma women met with a Public Defender of Rights

Published: 04 / 10 / 2019 15:20
On March 12, 2019, a meeting of Roma activists in Prešov was personally attended by The Public Defender of Rights together with three employees of her office.

The Slovak court decides that the state authorities have no obligation to take measures to eliminate segregation of Roma children at a primary school in a village Terňa

Published: 03 / 14 / 2019 13:41
District court in Prešov decides that the district office and the Ministry of Education have no obligation to take effective measures to eliminate segregated education of Roma children at a primary school in a village Terňa.

The story of an illegally sterilized Roma woman read on V-Day event - Vagina Monologues

Published: 03 / 11 / 2019 15:33
On February 13th, a benefit performance from the award-winning book by Eve Ensler MONOLÓGY VAGÍNA was performed at Cafe Viola in Prešov.

We talked about discrimination of Roma women with representatives of the Ministry of Health

Published: 03 / 06 / 2019 16:44
We had a meeting with representatives of the Ministry of Health of Slovakia in order to draw attention to ongoing discrimination of Roma women in hospitals and discuss measures to counter it.

MEETINGS WITH THE ROMA WOMEN ACTIVISTS STILL CONTINUE

Published: 02 / 14 / 2019 15:22
The first meeting of Roma women activists this year took place on 16 January 2019 thanks to OSI support.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION HAS PUBLISHED A NEW REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LEGISLATION IN SLOVAKIA

Published: 12 / 11 / 2018 16:21
The European Commission has published a report that provides a detailed insight into the implementation of anti-discrimination legislation, including the Anti-Discrimination Act in Slovakia in 2017. Our cooperating lawyer, Vanda Durbakova, also participated in the preparation of this report in cooperation with the European Network of Legal Experts on Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination.

The Public Defender of Rights drew attention to a need to compensate Roma women who were unlawfully sterilized

Published: 11 / 23 / 2018 17:19
The Public Defender of Rights drew the attention of the responsible state institutions and the general public to the fact that many illegally sterilized Roma women in Slovakia are still waiting for justice. Her press conference was also attended by representatives of our organization and affected Roma women.

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.