The exclusion of many of Europe’s 12 million Roma from political and public life is one of the worst cases of disenfranchisement in the world today. No solutions to the critical problems Roma face in housing, health, education and employment will be lasting until this changes. Check out Open Society’s new project: Roma in Political Life to find out more.
Don’t know who the Roma are? Hear their story.
Image: Young boys in a settlement for Roma | Moldava nad Bodvou, Slovakia | November 16, 2012 © Lauren Frohne