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This is an online library with  publications related to child protection, including legislation, professional guidance, research reports and toolkits. Please use the filter function to adjust your search or try out the Document Galaxy for a more intuitive search.

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2009 - Roma Education Fund
This study examines the overrepresentation of Roma children in special education in Slovakia and the contributing factors to this phenomenon. The authors find that approximately 60% of children in special education schools and classes in Slovakia...
2009 - King Baudouin Foundation
Given the angle assumed, this study is characterized by a somewhat original bias: the desire to hear the Roma’s own voice, to get Roma parents to express their own point of view concerning their children’s and their own schooling, the...
2008 - Amnesty International
Almost all the pupils at the primary “special school” in Pavlovce nad Uhom, eastern Slovakia, are Roma. The school is intended for children who have mental disabilities. This case study details how the Romani children are placed in the...
2007 - European Roma Rights Center
On 13 November 2007, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights announced the much awaited decision in the case of D.H. and others v. The Czech Republic, or as it has been commonly referred to, “the Ostrava case”. By a...
2007 - United Nation Children's Fund
The report seeks to a) raise awareness of the extent children, especially Roma children, suffer from social exclusion; b) identify the key critical causes of exclusion and the limitations in the capacity of individuals and institutions responsible...
2007 - European Roma Rights Center
This report examines the findings and implications of research on Romani children in the Hungarian child protection system, explores the applicability of good practices from other countries and provides a series of recommendations for future...
2007 - European Roma Rights Center
During the not very distant totalitarian past in Czech Republic, it was quite common for people in wheel chairs to be cleared from the streets of Prague before the great Communist Party meeting. The legacy of the past, to consider any departure...
2007 - European Roma Rights Center
The situation of Romani communities in Europe is complex and does not allow the approach of ‘one size fits all’. Discrimination against Roma as individuals or as a community in access to education or in child protection systems are...
2007 - European Roma Rights Center
In 1999, Roma were recognised as one of five historical minorities in Sweden and Romani Chib was recognised as a minority language. As a consequence, a Council for Romani Issues was formed in 2002 as an advisory council for the government. The...
2007 - European Roma Rights Center
The authors of the present study refrain from calling the discriminating procedures with respect to the treatment of Romani children “racist”, since it is not assumed here that anti-Gypsy attitudes of the professionals providing care...

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