Projects

Another step to the better protection from police brutality in Slovakia

The project develops our past efforts to prevent police brutality in Slovakia with an emphasis on people of Roma minority who face increased risk of such illegal behaviour from the police due to their ethnic origin.

The project is implemented with a financial support of the US embassy in Slovakia in a period of 1 September 2017 - 30 April 2018.

Combating Discrimination and Advancing Minority Rights in Slovakia – One Step Ahead

The project aims to further improve legal protection from discrimination and combat human rights violations against Roma minority in Slovakia through public interest litigation.

The project is implemented in the period from 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2017 with the financial support of Open Society Foundations.

Rise of Roma Women´s Activism in Eastern Slovakia

The project aims to empower and develop the skills of the group of active Roma women who face human rights violations, so that they actively advocate for Roma women´s rights at the local level and increase participation of other Roma women to combat human rights violations in their communities.

The project is implemented in the period from 1 November 2014 to 31 July 2018 with the financial support of Filia Women`s Foundation.

Closed Projects

Documenting Roma women’s reproductive rights violations in Eastern Slovakia

The project’s goal is to contribute to work to challenge Slovakia’s laws and practices that undermine Roma women’s access to quality reproductive health care.

The project is implemented in cooperation with the Center for Reproductive Rights, New York and thanks to its financial support in a period from 5 September 2016 to 31 July 2017. 

Challenging deep-rooted school discrimination of Romani children in special education in Slovakia

The Project challenges discrimination of Romani children in a local primary school in one of the villages in eastern Slovakia through strategic litigation, local empowerment and advocacy.

The project is implemented with a financial support of the US embassy in Slovakia in a period of  1 October 2016 - 31 August 2017.

Combating Discrimination and Advancing Minority Rights in Slovakia – the Effort Continues

The project aims to further improve legal protection from discrimination and address human rights violations against Roma minority in Slovakia through public interest litigation.

The project is implemented from 1 November 2014 to 31 August 2016 thanks to the support of Open Society

Strengthening institutional protection and improving access to justice in cases of police violence in Slovakia

The project aims to improve institutional protection and access to justice in cases of police violence in Slovakia.

The project is implemented in the period from 1 November 2014 to 31 March 2016.

The Project was supported with an amount of 33 588,40 EUR from the NGO Fund that is funded from Financial mechanism EHP 2009 – 2014. The administrator of the Fund is Nadácia otvorenej spoločnosti – Open Society Foundation. The project “Strengthening institutional protection and improving access to justice in cases of police violence in Slovakia” is the development of advocacy and watchdog activities.

Combating Discrimination and Advancing Minority Rights in Slovakia – The Next Step

The project aims to improve legal protection from discrimination and address human rights violations against Roma minority in Slovakia through public interest litigation.

The project was implemented in the period from 1 October 2013 to 30 September 2014 with the financial support of Open Society Foundations.

School of Human Rights for Young People

This project aims to increase the level of education in the area of human rights protection and promotion with regards to minorities and disadvantaged groups of people for young people and to contribute to a higher level of their personal involvement in protection of human rights.

The project was implemented in the period from 1 July 2014 to 31 October 2015.

This project was supported by Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway within Active Citizenship and Inclusion Program carried out by Ekopolis Foundation in cooperation with Children of Slovakia Foundation and SOCIA – Social Reform Foundation.

Addressing Forced Sterilization of Roma Women in Slovakia

The project aims to decisively contribute to achieving the moral satisfaction and compensation for Roma women who suffered from the practice illegal sterilization in the past in Slovakia and whose human rights in access to health care have been violated.

The project was implemented in the period from 31 December 2013 to 30 June 2014 with the financial support of Open Society Institute, Budapest.