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Inclusion of girls and people with disabilities from the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in education and employment in Kosovo
The purpose of this study is to assess the education level and the employment status of girls and persons with disability from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in Kosovo, and understand the challenges these groups face towards pursuing education and getting employed. The results from interviews with 456 girls and 98 persons with disabilities from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities, conducted in August 2018, revealed the following results in terms of their level of education and employment in Kosovo.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians in Kosovo
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on people's lives all over the world.
Furthermore, it has directly affected people's physical and mental health, finances, and social
life. The pandemic has caused tremendous challenges to even the wealthiest and developed
nations, and it has left various consequences in the lives of their citizens. 1 Undoubtedly, the
impact and consequences are even more significant for vulnerable populations that lack health
information systems and access to health-related services.
National Research on Antigypsyism in Kosovo
This National Research on Antigypsyism in Kosovo is the first of its kind anywhere. It is therefore a highly important baseline tool and methodology, not only for Kosovo, as the participating country, but for all other countries in the Western Balkans and in wider Europe, where antigypsyism is prevalent as a life limiting factor for the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians populations.
NATIONAL RESEARCH ON ANTIGYPSIS IN KOSOVO
"The National Research on Anti-Gypsyism in Kosovo aimed to explore the general public's understanding of the three ethnic minority groups, Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians, to identify and try to understand the foundations of the dominant discriminatory beliefs held by others towards these groups minority",
This National research on Anti-Gypsyism in Kosovo is the first of its kind anywhere. "Therefore, it is a very important basic tool and methodology, not only for Kosovo, as a participating country, but for all other countries in the Western Balkans and in Europe more widely, where anti-Gypsism is widespread as a limiting factor of life for Roma (in Kosovo, Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian population)"
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