A pilot research project into the psychological effect of hate crime on Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities

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What is the project about?  The small-scale project aims to provide evidence about the experiences of hate crime within Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities to see if there are any links between hate crime and poor mental health. We are particularly interested in exploring whether experiences of hate crime may also be linked to the high numbers of suicide which occur within GRT communities.   We want to talk to people of …

Josephine O Driscoll, Traveller Activist

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 10th profile will be of Josephine O Driscoll,┬áChief Officer of Gate Herts and Report Racism GRT. Josie was born into a Traveller family in Ireland, she came to the UK in the late seventies, married at sixteen and has seven children. She lived a nomadic life travelling around Britain until an illness forced the …