More work is needed to ensure Roma integration policies are implemented in practice
Many Roma across the EU continue to face racism and discrimination and are often socially excluded and marginalised.
Recent survey findings by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) show that one in three Roma surveyed are unemployed, 90% are at risk of poverty, and 60% have experienced discrimination when looking for work.
Today, on International Roma Day, FRA urges policy makers throughout the EU to ensure that implementation of national strategies for Roma integration make tangible improvements to the opportunities they are afforded and the enjoyment of their fundamental rights.
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