MAINSTREAMING EMPOWERMENT OF ROMA GRASSROOTS WOMEN

MAINSTREAMING EMPOWERMENT OF ROMA GRASSROOTS WOMEN

The Roma movement is mainly male-dominated: the voice of women is not often heard. The reasons for this are multiple and interrelated. For instance: women’s status in their communities often does not allow them to speak out publicly and their level of education is lower than that of men. In fact, they face double discrimination: they are a marginalised group compared to both mainstream society and Roma men

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