A survey conducted by the Fundación Secretariado Gitano warns that the fundamental right to education is not sufficiently guaranteed in the case of Roma youth.
The survey highlights the wide gap between Roma and non-Roma students: the dropout rate is 51 percentage points higher.
In 2012, a year that proved critical both for our organisation and for the Roma community, more than 104,000 persons benefitted from our 407 programmes. Furthermore, we achieved 3,734 job contracts through our Acceder programme and 933 students (up from 710 in 2011) benefitted from our Promociona programme.READ MORE
The FSG publishes The Impact of the Crisis on the Roma Community (in Spanish) and warns that many Roma families that had managed to climb out of poverty are falling back in.READ MORE
Damian Draghici, Adviser to the Prime Minister of Romania for Roma-related issues and National Roma Contact Point, visited the headquarters of the FSG on 22 July, where he held a meeting with Isidro Rodriguez, Director of the FSG, and Humberto Garcia, Deputy Director for Institutional Action at the FSG.READ MORE
The “Civil Society Monitoring Reports on the Implementation of the National Roma Integration Strategy and Decade Action Plan in 2012” in eight European countries, including Spain, were published on 4 June. The Spanish report was drafted by a coalition of civil society organisations led by the FSGREAD MORE