Projects

Core grant of the Sigrid Rausing Trust foundation supporting our work on the protection of Roma women’s rights

This core financial grant enables us to develop our activities on the protection of Roma women’s human rights. Our activities in this regard includes human rights monitoring, strategic litigation before domestic and international courts and advocacy activities towards the Slovak state authorities and international human rights bodies. 

Roma women activists from Eastern Slovakia and NGOs networking

This project builds on the cooperation between us and Center for Reproductive Rights in 2016 - 2017, which included a number of activities as well as releasing our joint advocacy report Vakeras Zorales - Speaking Out: Roma women's experiences in reproductive health care in Slovakia documenting human rights of Roma women in reproductive and maternal care.

Combating Discrimination and Advancing Minority Rights in Slovakia – Reflections and Lessons

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

Closed Projects

Promoting reproductive rights of Roma women in Slovakia

The project enables us to continue with our advocacy efforts towards the responsible state institutions and to further promote the adoption of necessary measures to protect the reproductive rights of Roma women as well as the measures to counter the practice of illegal sterilization in line with the international law.

The project is implemented between 1 September and 30 November 2018 thanks to the financial support of Slovak-Czech Women's Fund.

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.

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

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 28 February 2018 with the financial support of Open Society Foundations.

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.