A new report details how early childhood education can benefit Roma youth—and why they have trouble accessing it.
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Over the past 50 years, Europe has undergone dramatic social and economic shifts. Ethnic diversity has increased, yet so too has inequality. As a result some groups feel marginalized from society—in education, health care, employment, and other areas of everyday life. We work with local communities and policy makers to support full equality, political participation, and opportunities for all.
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Inside the legally questionable system that funnels migrants through Slovenia as if they were never there.
For too long, Romani studies have been dictated by non-Roma “experts.” In 2015, a pair of breakthrough achievements shifted that paradigm dramatically.
In a country where excluding outsiders is part of the national identity, an influx of refugees is testing hearts and minds.
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, Jews, Muslims, and other marginalized groups came together for a landmark EU-level discussion on combating discrimination in Europe.
A chaotic, dysfunctional system awaits young refugees entering Europe alone, pushing many of them onto the street or into forced labor.
When Soviet troops invaded Czechoslovakia in 1968, this man faced violence and the loss of his family. But the countries that offered him refuge changed his life.