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The Open Society Foundations support efforts to promote equal opportunities and challenge all forms of discrimination faced by Roma, Europe’s largest and most excluded ethnic minority.

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Recent Work

Voices
Roma Journalists Are Rewriting Their Story

While mainstream news outlets traffic in stereotypes, Roma journalists are laying claim to a space of their own in a democratized media landscape.

Voices
A Last-Minute Court Ruling Could Prevent Future Roma Evictions

In a remarkable decision usually reserved for people being expelled from Europe, a court ruled that a Roma family’s eviction would amount to inhuman and degrading treatment.

Voices
In Hungary, a Better Transit System Fueled by the Power of Citizen Engagement

When the residents of Mátészalka needed a better way to get to the capital, they advocated on their own behalf and won a quicker commute.

Voices
On International Roma Day, a Call for Courage and Clarity

In the many events that take places around International Roma Day, we sometimes lose sight of the larger cause: self-determination and international unity.

Report
Strategic Litigation Impacts: Roma School Desegregation

This study examines the role of strategic litigation in efforts to end discrimination against Roma school children in Greece, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.

Voices
Roma Feminists Navigate the Tricky Terrain of Ethnic Stereotypes

For Roma women, fighting domestic violence is complicated by the fact that the very topic can perpetuate myths.

Open Society People

Director, Roma Initiatives Office
Open Society Institute–Budapest, Roma Initiatives Office

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June 15, 2016