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International Advocacy Submissions to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (UN CEDAW)

21 February 2005

Written Comments by the European Roma Rights Centre and the International Charitable Organization Roma Women Fund “Chiricli” Concerning the Republic of Ukraine for Consideration by the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women at its 45th Session. (January 2010).


Written Comments by the European Roma Rights Centre concerning Hungary for consideration by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women at its 39th Session (July 2007).


Written Comments by the European Roma Rights Centre, Bibija, Eureka and Women's Space Concerning the Republic of Serbia for Consideration by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women at its 38th Session (March 2007).


European Roma Rights Center, Gender Studies, o.p.s. and League of Human Rights Joint Shadow report submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women concerning the situation of Romani women and girls in the Czech Republic for it consideration at the 36th CEDAW session (August 2006).

 View it (Acrobat pdf format)!SEE ALSO RELATED: Coercive Sterilization of Romani Women in Central Europe: Slovakia

On 15 August 2006, the ERRC submitted to the US Congressional record, the following statement concerning the coercive sterilization of Romani women in Europe, with a particular focus on coercive sterilization of Romani women in Slovakia. The text of the statement is available at:


European Roma Rights Center and Romani CRISS Joint Shadow report submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women concerning the situation of Romani women and girls in Romania for its consideration at the 35th CEDAW session (May 2006).

  • In English View it (Acrobat pdf format)! The full text of the CEDAW Committee’s conclusions and recommendations is available here:

     


    Roma Centre of Skopje, Network Women's Program and European Roma Rights Centre shadow report submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women concerning the situation of Romani women and girls in Macedonia for its consideration at the 34th CEDAW Session (January 2006).

    The full text of the CEDAW Committee’s conclusions and recommendations is available here:

    • Committee’s Concluding Comments
      European Roma Rights Center shadow report submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women concerning the situation of Romani women and in the Republic of Croatia at the 32nd CEDAW Session (January 2005)  

     View it (Acrobat pdf format)!The full text of the CEDAW Committee’s conclusions and recommendations is available here:

    • Committee’s Concluding Comments
      European Roma Rights Center shadow report submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women concerning the situation of Romani women and in the Kingdom of Spain at the 31st CEDAW Session (July 2004).
    • In English: View it (Acrobat pdf format)!
    • Summary in Spanish (provided by Romis Romanis Association): View it (Acrobat pdf format)!
      European Roma Rights Center AND Open Society Institute, EU Monitoring and Advocacy Program joint shadow report submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women concerning the situation of Romani women and in the Federal Republic of Germany at the 30th CEDAW Session (January 2004)
    •  View it (Acrobat pdf format)! 

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ERRC submission to UN CRC on Romania (July 2016)

13 July 2016

Written comments by the European Roma Rights Centre concerning Romania for Consideration by the Committee on the Rights of the Child at its Pre-session Working Group for the 75th Session (3-7 October 2016).

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ERRC submission to the European Commission on Roma Inclusion (July 2016)

12 July 2016

Written comments by the ERRC to the European Commission concering Roma Inclusion in the Western Balkans Progress Reports 2016.

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Combating Hate Crime and Hate Speech in France and Italy

4 February 2016

Introduction

For years, the ERRC has been documenting hate crime and hate speech in various countries. With support from the Open Society Initiative for Europe, the ERRC is carrying out a project designed to expose the extent of anti-Roma hate crime and hate speech in France and Italy and improve the authorities' response to these problems. The purpose of this project is to introduce a new methodology for this work and apply it in these two Western European countries, where the extent of anti-Roma hate speech and hate crime is largely recognised, but poorly documented or addressed. 

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