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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Short videos about how to stand up against racial discrimination

Published: 03 / 06 / 2018 11:07
In March, we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Within our work we met many Roma men and women who stood up against racial discrimination.

We submitted a claim to the Slovak Supreme Court in case of discriminatory legislation on maternity allowance

Published: 01 / 12 / 2018 12:17
Today we submitted a claim to the Slovak Supreme Court in case of discriminatory legislation on maternity allowance.