Neither democracy nor progress for women can move forward if all the diverse faces of millions of women around the world are not included.
Romanipe, a Montreal-based, not-for-profit organization seeking to fight discrimination against Roma worldwide. Securing Rights for Roma Refugees is a key priority in Romanipe's mission.
Officially recognizing August 2 as the day of memory dedicated to the Porrajmos ensures that the Roma community's right to remembrance is respected.
08/03/2017 17:29 EDT
This April 8 we dare you to empathize. We dare you to reflect on the reasons why millions of people, not just Roma, live in squalid conditions, or resort to petty theft. During this time of political and social uncertainty, International Roma Day will show who the real champions of social justice are and who, under that veil, fall short.
04/07/2017 01:45 EDT
In 2011, financed with Canadian taxpayer money, the government initiated a billboard campaign in the predominant countries of origin of Roma claimants. It sought to deliberately deter Roma from seeking asylum in Canada, stating that "people who make a [refugee] claim without sound reasons will be processed faster and deported faster."
02/28/2017 09:24 EST
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