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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  


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.  


For LGBTI in Eastern Europe, a struggle to exist

This week, the UNDP and USAID are releasing evidence on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons across the Western Balkans — the biggest study in this region to…  


What does inequality look like?

Photographer Jodi Hilton traveled to 5 countries in Europe & Central Asia to document inequalities for UNDP’s Regional Human Development Report. Here is what she saw through her lens.  


All young people deserve the chance to dream

We often say everyone deserves to have the same opportunities, and everyone should be given a chance to follow their dreams. But what does that actually mean? Is that just a bunch of words we say…  

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