A persisting concern: anti-Gypsyism as a barrier to Roma inclusion

April
2018
Despite ambitious initiatives, the fundamental rights situation of Roma in the EU remains profoundly troubling. This report examines the persisting phenomenon of anti-Gypsyism and its effect on Roma inclusion efforts. It first presents data on key manifestations of anti-Gypsyism, namely discrimination, harassment and hate crime.
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The report reviews data on specific areas of life, such as education, employment, healthcare and housing – all areas in which prejudice and racism against Roma continue to undermine true progress. The report also frames the issue of Roma exclusion and deprivation in a global context, looking at how Roma in EU countries fare compared to the general population with respect to select Sustainable Development Goals. 

Contents

  1. Key findings and FRA opinions
  2. Manifestations of anti-Gypsyism
  3. Effects of anti-Gypsyism
  4. Roma deprivation in a global context