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Senada Sali

30 July 2014

Senada  was  born on 2nd of August 1991 in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. She has completed her BA studies at the Law University “Iustinian Primus” as one of the top students in her generation. Currently she is student of International Relations and European Studies at the Central European University in Budapest. Her last research was on the topic: “The legal protection of the Rights of Stateless people".

Since 2009 she has been working in the NGO sector, starting as a street-law lecturer of high school students, as part of the activities of the NGO Youth Educational Forum, later on becoming coordinator of Youth in Action projects and a board member of the NGO Roma Youth Centre.

She has started with her internship at ERRC mainly for getting practical upgrades in the field of advocacy for combating Anti-gypsyism and human rights abuses. “As a young educated lawyer the only thing I currently need is to see the effects of the law in reality, especially in situations when the right-holders towards whom the human rights violation is made are the Roma”.

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ERRC submission to UN HRC on Hungary (February 2018)

14 February 2018

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre concerning Hungary to the UN Human Rights Committee for consideration at its 122nd session (12 Narch - 6 April 2018).

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The Fragility of Professional Competence: A Preliminary Account of Child Protection Practice with Romani and Traveller Children in England

24 January 2018

Romani and Traveller children in England are much more likely to be taken into state care than the majority population, and the numbers are rising. Between 2009 and 2016 the number of Irish Travellers in care has risen by 400% and the number of Romani children has risen 933%. The increases are not consistent with national trends, and when compared to population data, suggest that Romani and Traveller children living in the UK could be 3 times more likely be taken into public care than any other child. 

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Families Divided: Romani and Egyptian Children in Albanian Institutions

21 November 2017

There’s a high percentage of Romani and Egyptian children in children’s homes in Albania – a disproportionate number. These children are often put into institutions because of poverty, and then find it impossible ever to return to their families. Because of centuries of discrimination Roma and Egyptians in Albania are less likely to live in adequate housing, less likely to be employed and more likely to feel the effects of extreme poverty.

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