MEETING OF ROMA LGBTI BUDAPEST 1-3 DECEMBER 2017

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Chris Lee will once again be representing the Romani Cultural and Arts Company in Budapest at the follow-up meeting of the Roma LGBTI Conference which was held in Strasbourg in June 2017. This important event is being organised and funded by The Council of Europe.  Representatives of several European countries including the UK, will participate in training designed to mobilise …

Being Roma and LGBTI: at the crossroads of discrimination

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Roma people are up against numerous challenges in their daily lives due to anti-Gypsyism, which raises barriers to their social inclusion, empowerment, employment, participation in policy decision-making processes and structures, both at national and European level. Stigmatisation and exclusion are worsened for young women, disabled persons and LGBTI members of the Roma community, leading to an even more dire situation …