Rights, responsibilities and redress? Research on policy and practice for Roma inclusion in ten Member States
- Publisher: Roma MATRIX
Roma MATRIX (Mutual Action Targeting Racism,\ud Intolerance and Xenophobia) was a two year\ud project (2013-2015) co-funded by the European\ud Union’s Fundamental Rights and Citizenship\ud Programme. The project involved ten European\ud Member States (Bulgaria, Czech Republic,\ud Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania,\ud Slovakia, Spain, and United Kingdom - hereafter\ud referred to as the partner states). A total of 20\ud organisations were partners on the project\ud representing a diverse range of agencies including\ud non-government organisations (NGOs), Roma-led\ud organisations, local government, universities and\ud two private sector companies. A diverse programme of activities was undertaken which included network development, mentoring of people from Roma communities, conferences and workshops, capturing positive images and developing a public media campaign, etc. This work focused on four core areas which underpinned the Roma MATRIX project: Reporting and redress mechanisms for tackling anti-Gypsyism; Roma children in the care system; Employment; Cross-community relations and mediation. This summary report outlines the key research findings.