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…

How can CDWD contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals? Here’s how

How can CDWD contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals? Here’s how

Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (CDWD) refers to a form of social stratification and exclusion prevalent in many societies worldwide. CDWD primarily manifests in societies where individuals are categorised into hierarchical groups based on their ancestry, occupation, or birth, often referred to as castes or descent-based groups. Affecting over 270 million people worldwide, which…

Research Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean based in Americas

Research Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean based in Americas

Global Forum of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (GFoD) is the global advocacymechanism of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (CDWD). More than 270 millionpeople across the world are discriminated against on the basis of this specific type of discriminationdescribed by the UN as “discrimination based on work and descent” (DWD). Even though it…

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…

Chamada para inscrições para “Especialistas em Direitos” de Comunidades Discriminadas por Trabalho e Descendência na América Latina e no Caribe

Chamada para inscrições para “Especialistas em Direitos” de Comunidades Discriminadas por Trabalho e Descendência na América Latina e no Caribe

Prazo prorrogado até 10 de março!! Estamos buscando 4 Especialistas em Direitos de Comunidades Discriminadas por Trabalho e Descendência (CDWD) para trabalhar em conjunto com o Fórum Global de Comunidades Discriminadas por Trabalho e Descendência (GFoD) e todos os seus parceiros e aliados. Encorajamos especialmente as mulheres a se candidatarem a esse cargo para que…

Convocatoria global de candidaturas para “Expertos en Derechos” de las Comunidades Discriminadas por su Trabajo y Ascendencia

Convocatoria global de candidaturas para “Expertos en Derechos” de las Comunidades Discriminadas por su Trabajo y Ascendencia

Plazo ampliado hasta el 10 de marzo!! Convocatoria global de candidaturas para “Expertos en Derechos” de las Comunidades Discriminadas por su Trabajo y Ascendencia Estamos buscando Expertos en Derechos de las Comunidades Discriminadas por su Trabajo y Ascendencia (CDWD) para que trabajen en estrecha colaboración con el Foro Global de Comunidades Discriminadas por su Trabajo…

Global call for applications for Rights Experts from Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent

Global call for applications for Rights Experts from Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent

DEADLINE EXTENDED TILL MARCH 10TH. APPLY NOW !!! We are looking for Rights Experts from Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (CDWD) to work closely with the Global Forum of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (GFoD) and all its partners and allies.  We particularly encourage women to apply for this position to achieve equal…