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The Roma Initiatives Office provides grants, fellowships, and training to stimulate Roma community participation and active citizenship, empower Roma women and youth, and combat anti-Roma discrimination.

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Judgment in Hungary: An Attack on Roma, and a Search for Justice

November 13, 2014 | by Eszter Hajdu

The documentary Judgment in Hungary depicts the trial of four Hungarians accused of killing six Roma, including a five-year-old, and injuring five others.

Roma in Serbia: Building on Strength

October 17, 2014 | by Zeljko Jovanovic

Roma in Serbia registered thousands of voters in less than a month—leading to more democratic representation for the next several years.

Investing in Roma-Led Change

September 8, 2014 | by Zeljko Jovanovic

To make a real difference, the leadership of Roma NGOs must be more open, democratic, and accountable to Roma communities.