"Although we are two barely educated Roma women living in quite bad conditions, we dared to ask to be recognised as a same-sex family and, when resettled, to be granted one social housing unit where we will be living together."(Maria, 28, Serbia) You can read the life story of Maria and other young LGBT Roma in "Barabaripen. Young Roma speak about multiple discrimination". Many young Roma are affected by multiple discrimination because of their ethnicity and other grounds such as social status, sexual orientation or gender identity, gender or migrant status.
Deux réalisatrices de documentaires, Valérie Mitteaux et Anna Pitoun, lancent un crowdfunding pour réaliser un film sur les conditions de vie des roms en France, un sujet important, considérant la discrimination dont ils font l'objet, mais aussi du fait des positions des gouvernants, français et européens, qui ne cessent de répéter qu'ils doivent "rentrer chez eux". Ce film va s'intituler 8, avenue Lénine, adresse de notre héroïne, Salcuta Fil
The Helsinki Documentary Film Festival DocPoint, one of the biggest documentary film festivals in the Nordic countries, brought a host of international directors to Helsinki for its opening on Janaury 27. Among them is Agnieszka Zwiefka, whose film ‘Queen of Silence’ gives access to the lives of the Roma, one of the most discriminated against people in Europe. <?xml:namespace prefix = o /> DocPoint features over 160 films, with subjects ranging from climate change to alcoholism and falling in love.
The results of the research of e-Roma Resource project and priorities for the platform The research phase consisted of two main sources of information namely a situation analysis (State of the art) and needs assessment of the target groups. All participating countries conducted research based methodology guide and processed results in the national reports. Slovakia as a leading partner package (Research of current state and assessment need) was responsible for the creation of transnational report with the results of the analyses for all the participating countries.