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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.

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.