Projects

Challenging barriers in access to justice through sharing stories of Roma

By this project, we aim to spread the positive stories of Roma who, with our support, have defended their rights and inspire other disadvantaged persons to actively defend themselves as well.

Let´s listen to the voices and experiences of Roma women

With this project, we further develop our cooperation with a group of Roma activists and together we strive to improve the observance of the reproductive rights of Roma women in Slovakia.

PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS OF ROMA MINORITY BY USING LEGAL MEANS OF PROTECTION AND IN COOPERATION WITH LOCAL ROMA ACTIVISTS

By this project we strive to contribute to eradicating discrimnation of Roma minority by active using legal remedies in specific strategic legal cases and by the implementation of other closely related activities, which are human rights monitoring and and advocacy for the rights of the Roma minority in relation to responsible state authorities.

Promoting human rights of Roma minority and mobilization of Roma communities in Slovakia

The project aims to further address human rights violations against Roma minority in Slovakia through public interest litigation. 

FOLLOW-UP CORE GRANT OF THE SIGRID RAUSING TRUST FOUNDATION SUPPORTING OUR WORK ON THE PROTECTION OF ROMA WOMEN’S RIGHTS

The core financial grant of the Sigrid Rausing Trust foundation enables us to carry on developing our activities on the protection of Roma women’s human rights in the next three years - in close cooperation with a group of active Roma women from eastern Slovakia. Our activities in this regard includes human rights monitoring, strategic litigation before domestic and international courts, advocacy activities towards the Slovak state authorities and international human rights bodies and awareness raising of broader public about ongoing shortcomings.  

Closed Projects

Social Determinants of Roma Health in Slovakia – Access to Water and Waste Management

As partner organisation we cooperate on several activities of the project implemented by NGO Forum for Human Rights.

The project aims to improve access to water and other basic amenities, including sewage system, for Roma in segregated communities in Slovakia, reduce health risks linked to violation of their right to health and improve public health legal framework.  

Improving decision-making practice of courts and administrative bodies in cases of discrimination by using and developing the method of situational testing

This project aims to contribute to improving decision-making practice in this area through the active use and development of the method of situational testing for uncovering dicrimination in access to goods and services in legal practice.

Realized with the financial support of the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic within the subsidy program to promote, support and protect human rights and freedoms and to prevent all forms of discrimination, racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and other expressions of intolerance. For the content of this document is solely responsible the Center for Civil and Human Rights.

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.

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.