CDWD’s Simona Torotcoi addresses HLPF on how science & tech can empower community

CDWD’s Simona Torotcoi addresses HLPF on how science & tech can empower community

Distinguished delegates, my name is Simona Torotcoi, I am a Roma from Romania from ERGO Network, and I am part of the Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent, experiencing similar forms of discrimination with the Quilambola and Palenque in Brazil and Colombia, the Roma in Europe, the Dalits in South Asia, the Haratins and others in…

UNICEF publishes major report on Roma children and women, gives crucial recommendations

UNICEF publishes major report on Roma children and women, gives crucial recommendations

UNICEF has published a summary of findings from four MICS surveys in Roma settlements in Kosovo (UNSCR 1244), Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, highlighting several aspects regarding Roma Children and Women.  Governments, international organisations, and civil society have increasingly recognized the importance of protecting and advancing the rights of Roma individuals, UNICEF pointed, leading to…

Landmark report highlights environmental racism, state disinvestment in Substandard Romani Settlements

Landmark report highlights environmental racism, state disinvestment in Substandard Romani Settlements

The Global Forum of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (GFoD) has released a landmark report titled Substandard Romani Settlements Across Europe: Environmental Racism And Disinvestment. This report sheds light on the situation of Roma living in substandard Romani settlements (SRS), one of the most unacceptable forms of discrimination and exclusion of Roma communities across…

Understanding the many faces of poverty

Understanding the many faces of poverty

Understanding the many faces of poverty Discrimination based on work and descent (DWD) is the UN terminology used in international contexts to describe the systemic marginalization experienced by certain communities, like Roma in Europe, Dalits in Asia, Burakumin in Japan, Haratin in Africa, and Quilombola in Brazil, due to their caste or similar inherited forms…

Глобальный призыв к подаче заявок на участие в программе “Эксперты по правам” из сообществ, дискриминируемых по роду занятий и признаку происхождения

Глобальный призыв к подаче заявок на участие в программе “Эксперты по правам” из сообществ, дискриминируемых по роду занятий и признаку происхождения

Срок продлен до 10 марта!! Мы ищем Экспертов по правам из сообществ дискриминируемых по роду занятий и  происхождению (известные как CDWD), чтобы работать в тесном взаимодействии с Глобальным форумом сообществ дискриминируемых по роду занятий и родовому происхождению (известный как GFoD), а также со всеми его партнерами и союзниками. Особо приветствуется подача заявок от женщин для…