Inclusive strategies for marginalised communities: Good practices, challenges in the 2030 Agenda

Inclusive strategies for marginalised communities: Good practices, challenges in the 2030 Agenda

New York: On July 9, 2024, a significant meeting was held at the UN Headquarters in New York to discuss the ongoing inclusive strategies for communities discriminated against based on work and descent. The event, attended by key stakeholders and experts, focused on highlighting good practices, challenges, and the transnational implications of marginalisation, with an…

GFoD convener Paul Divakar makes passionate appeal to save India’s CDWD among intense heatwave

GFoD convener Paul Divakar makes passionate appeal to save India’s CDWD among intense heatwave

Paul Divakar, the convener of the Global Forum on Discrimination, has issued a passionate appeal against the increasing dangers of climate change and how it is leaving India’s CDWD with nowhere to go.  In a story published by Al Jazeera titled: “‘I’m in hell’: How rising heat is amplifying India’s social divides”, Divakar said the…

Status of Communities Discrimninated on Work and Descent in Asia

Status of Communities Discrimninated on Work and Descent in Asia

Asia is the largest continent, with the majority of the Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (CDWD) population in the world.The concept of equality does define its concepts of non-discrimination and safeguards through legal procedures and standards. Marginalized communities could achieve equality by abolishing discrimination in all forms. However, when discrimination becomes core to the…

Status of Communities Discrimninated on Work and Descent in Asia

Status of Communities Discrimninated on Work and Descent in Asia

Asia is the largest continent, with the majority of the Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (CDWD) population in the world.The concept of equality does define its concepts of non-discrimination and safeguards through legal procedures and standards. Marginalized communities could achieve equality by abolishing discrimination in all forms. However, when discrimination becomes core to the…

The situation of Roma in the Slovak Republic

The situation of Roma in the Slovak Republic

My name is Annamaria Pšenková, I am a Roma from Slovakia, and I am part of the Rights Expert program of the Global Forum of Communities Discriminated Against Work and Descent (GFoD). This report has a two-fold purpose. Firstly, it intends to provide a general understanding of the Roma community in Slovakia, which is one…