Empowered Roma

“A good education is the basis for the participation in the social economic and political life,” says Ali Daylam, Chief Executive of the Mediterranean Roma Associations Federation (AKROMFED). The organization has recently joined TOY for Inclusion. “Roma deserve to leave a decent life. I fight for the equality of Roma people in Turkey,” says Ali …

She was awarded the EU prize for Roma integration for being a “Woman grassroot activist and an unknown hero”. It’s Sanela Besic, the Executive Director of Kali Sarajevo Roma Information Center and coordinator of REYN Bosnia and Herzegovina. “After many years there is a real recognition of Romani women’s achievements in the civil society sector,” …

“Political leaders should strive to care for every child but from what I have seen, that’s not always the case,” says Global Leader Driton Berisha. While running an early childhood project, Driton helped raise the enrollment rate of Romani children in pre-school to above 95%. “I never liked unjust treatment. I am helping Romani children …