The Weckles arrived in Europe in 2010. They are a small minority. If you speak English, you can usually understand them, but not always. In that case, French helps.
Most people don’t care very much about them. But Roma should care. Because they are causing trouble for Europe’s biggest minority. They have started making a joke of Romani claims for justice.
By Bernard Rorke
On the eve of International Roma Day, in an illegal pre-emptive strike, Italian authorities demolished the Gianturco camp near Naples. This action was designed to see off attempts by NGOs to secure emergency interventions to halt the mass evictions scheduled for 11 April.
Aniko Orsos tells her inspiring story of how she went from an impoverished segregated settlement in the South of Hungary, to being Women’s Rights Officer for the ERRC, in an interview with Communications Officer Jonathan Lee on International Women’s Day.
By Benjamin Ignac
Intersectionality is a neologism coined by American civil rights advocate Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw in 1989. It was used to describe the complex and cumulative way that the effects of different forms of discrimination (such as racism, sexism, and classism) combine, overlap, and intersect-especially in the experiences of marginalized people or groups. Although it’s been around for a while now, intersectionality is still a word that’s new to many of us.
By Volodymyr Navrotskyy
Ukraine’s Roma integration strategy is in need of a complete overhaul; and if the government is serious about Roma inclusion it must take steps to combat anti-Gypsyism and prevent further violence against Roma in rural areas.