Romani Early Years Network – REYN

No more lost Romani and Traveller generations

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Recently covers of The Economist magazine have been typically powerful. Brexit, US presidential candidates, China’s leader, the war in Syria, Europe’s threat from terrorism, North Korea’s nuclear program, freedom of speech and… how to make a good teacher, to name just a few. The issue published on 11th June 2016 present a child’s drawing of […]

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The Foundation for Education and Cultural Initiatives “Step by Step” in cooperation with local NGOs Nadez and Dendo Vas on May 17 officially launched a new project – Roma Empowerment and Awareness for Democracy through Education Project (READE). The project is financially supported by the European Union and the Open Society Foundations. The official launch […]

Roma boxer

With the birth of my son fast approaching, I frequently find myself thinking about what I lacked as a child. I often read books about heroes and was sad when none of them looked like me. The boys I accompanied on their adventures were all light-skinned; different from me – a brown-skinned boy from a […]

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ISSA member NGO Kham from Macedonia are doing amazing work with Romani communities in Macedonia. Their determination to ensure equality and sustainable development for Romani people is inspiring and REYN admires their determination and dedication. This short film focuses on the prejudice and stigma Romani people face when trying to access health care services in […]

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Characterized by high unemployment, insufficient infrastructures, poor housing and living conditions and a general lack of social integration, the situation of the Roma has for years been the subject of strong national and international concerns. In recent decades, the segment of Roma minority characterised by the somehow technocratic term as „marginalized Roma communities“ became an object […]