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Do know our site dedicated to our campaigns on the 8th of April, International Day of the Roma people? Click to know more Do know our site dedicated to our campaigns on the 8th of April, International Day of the Roma people? Click to know more [editar] The 'International Roma Day' is commemorated on 8th of April. The first World Roma Congress was held in London on 8th of April, 1971. It is a very important day for the Roma people worldwide. Here you can find our raising awareness campaigns that we´re making to commemorate the 8th of April, since 2006. READ MORE
  • #BreadForTomorrow

    #BreadForTomorrow[editar]

    A campaign which demands working opportunities for young Roma men and women

    The campaign calls for decent work for young Roma. It also highlights the need to invest in proactive employment policies which will be effective and inclusive, and which will complement the existing system of social protection. Such policies are the most effective means of combating structural poverty, breaking down barriers and generating opportunities, thus closing the current inequality gap.

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  • THE ROMA SCHOOL DESK

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    THE ROMA SCHOOL DESK

    The Fundación Secretariado Gitano (FSG) presents the first desk that fights school dropout. "The Roma school desk" is the new awareness campaign of the FSG.
    The objective is to sensitize society and public authorities to work on measures that ensure equal real opportunities for Roma students.
    6 out of every 10 Roma girls and boys leave before completing the Compulsory Secondary School, compared to 2 out of 10 of the general population. Among many factors that cause this situation is the absence of referents, low expectations and confidence in their abilities or school segregation.

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  • Romani Lesson

    Romani Lesson[editar]

    The lost chapter of the History books

    #RomaniLesson is a story of persecution and pain, but also of resistance, overcoming, dignity and Romani contribution to the common social and cultural heritage.

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  • Starting from Zero

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    Equality means starting from Zero

    Starting from Zero is an awareness campaign of the Fundación Secretariado Gitano launched in December 2017 to combat discrimination and demand equal opportunities for all people. The campaign emphasizes that discrimination places those who suffer in a disadvantaged position and perpetuates situations of inequality.

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  • The Most Painful Tattoo

    The Most Painful Tattoo[editar]

    Prejudice is the most painful tattoo

    On 16 November of 2016, the International Day for Tolerance, Amanda, a young Roma woman, was got tattooed a prejudice as a protest of the everyday social rejection that Roma population suffer. Support on social media for the cause far exceeded the challenge set (to reach 10 million people) and changed the tattoo message to a positive one.

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  • #LeonorDropsoutSchool

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    A campaign to put the education of Roma students on the political agenda

    Using the hastag #LeonorDejaLaEscuela (#LeonorDropsoutSchool) and the confusion as a hook, the campaign put the education of Roma girls and boys on the public debate and called the attention to the high rate of early school dropout: 6 out of 10 Roma students leave the studies before finishing the Compulsory Secondary Education.

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  • Have a look at your dreams

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    Have a look at your dreams

    Campaign to combat the early drop out of the classrooms of great part of the Roma students. Integrated by different actions: a casting in 21 cities in Spain; a "mentoring" action so that the young, with the hand of a professional of prestige, can have a look to the job of their dreams; also a concert to disseminate the project.

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  • Roma with studies, Roma with a future

    Roma with studies, Roma with a future[editar]

    Raising awareness of the need to complete secondary studies for a better future

    Awareness-raising campaign of the Fundación Secretariado Gitano to fight against early school leaving among Roma youth. Its actions are aimed at Roma youth aged 12 to 16, insisting on the idea that completing compulsory secondary education is necessary to achieve one's dreams.

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  • “WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO BE…”

    “WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO BE…”[editar]

    Roma with studies, Roma with a future

    Raising awareness on the importance of education and the need for all Roma children to complete their secondary education was the main objective of the campaign “When I grow up I Want To Be...”, which was launched by the FSG in the school year 2010-2011.

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  • Employment makes us equal

    Employment makes us equal[editar]

    Employment as one of the pillars of social inclusion

    Prejudices and stereotypes towards Roma act as barriers to employment. In order to combat these barriers, the Fundación Secretariado Gitano launched the “Employment makes us equal” campaign in 2007.

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  • Your prejudices are the voices of others

    Your prejudices are the voices of others[editar]

    Combating the unfair stereotypes associated with the Roma community

    In 2005, the Fundación Secretariado Gitano launched a new campaign that completed the one initiated a year earlier under the slogan “Get to know them before judging them”, which sought to combat the unfair stereotypes associated with the Roma community.

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  • Get to know them before judging them

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    This is how we see the Roma community

    In 2004, the Fundación Secretariado Gitano (FSG) launched its first major awareness-raising campaign, funded by the European Social Fund. Its goal? To break down negative stereotypes associated to the Roma community, to combat discrimination and to improve the social image of one of the most stigmatised and rejected social groups in Spain.

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