Roma Documentation and Information Centre

Call: 1
Area: Human rights including minority rights
Organization name: Romano Kher
Amount: 87 732 €

In 2010 Romano Kher – Roma House  have started gathering documents about Roma on website. Romano Kher – Roma House has created websites  where information from the field of politics, science, culture, literature and media could be easily found. The purpose of those websites is to publicly show that Roma in Slovakia have their own culture they want to keep and pass on to future generations. The websites are used by teachers, university students and journalists.

The aim of the project is to intensively pursue in collection of existing data and documents from professionals and students, organize public debates on matters that can ensure the stability of Roma and communicate with journalists about the negative image of the Roma. The project will contribute to the integration of Roma and to the development of a multi-ethnic society in Slovakia.