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Oil and water don't mix

The health of Albania's southwest coast has been at risk due to cooking oils being dumped in the sea. So restaurants and businesses have taken on a unique recycling initiative to reclaim this natural…  


Nowhere to turn: Can Roma women break free from violence?

The heartbreaking testimonial of a Roma woman reveals how Roma women in the Western Balkans often have to make hard choices between living with an abusive spouse or perpetuating poverty.  


The position of Roma women and men in the labour markets of Western Balkans

This micronarrative report provides an analysis of the position of Roma in the labour markets of the Western Balkans, and the barriers which they continue to face in accessing decent jobs.  


Roma access to personal documentation in the Western Balkans

This report provides an overview of relevant findings of 2017 Regional Roma survey in relation to possession of birth certificates and identification documents among marginalised Roma and their…  


Nowhere to turn - Gender-based violence against Roma women

The report analyses intersectional inequalities based on gender, class, education and race/ethnicity experienced by Roma women in three Western Balkans countries  


Virtual reality brought me into the world of a strong Roma woman

What did I know about Roma? When we started to think about making a virtual reality film about Roma, it was with the idea to transcend the clichés. Could we make people feel a connection to Roma, to…  


Despite some progress, marginalized Roma community still most excluded in Western Balkans

The Regional Roma Survey is the first major collection of data on marginalized Roma in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo*,…  


Regional Roma Survey 2017: Country fact sheets

These country fact sheets present an overview of statistics for each of the six countries and territories involved in the first major collection of data on marginalised Roma in the Western Balkans…  


Roma returnees to the Western Balkans

Based on micronarratives, this report intends to present voices of Roma returning from the EU to the Western Balkans. Micronarratives are fragments of stories that people tell each other every day.  


When it comes to ending corruption, is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Since passing the United Nations Convention Against Corruption in 2003, the world celebrates International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December every year. But do we really have anything to celebrate?…  

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