Social inclusion, employment, innovation
Project status: ongoing Implemented in: Sofia Program: Justice Implementation period: 05.08.2022 – 25.04.2024 Project Promoter: „Association Social Activities and Practices Institute/SAPI“ Partners: „Health and Social Development Foundation“ Summary: The project is aimed at improving the...
The project aims to introduce and develop an effective integrated approach aimed at improving the status and opportunities of children in contact with the law in three Roma communities in Bulgaria – Pazardzhik, Plovdiv and Lom. Specialized services “Center for counseling and legal assistance for children” will be developed and implemented in the three regions.
The strength and meaning of Civil Society Organizations’ /CSOs/ existence derives from people’s trust in their mission and it is important, especially in times of social and political crisis, that Non-Governmental Organizations /NGOs/ look critically at themselves and continue to uphold their core values and long-term goals.
This desk research was conducted as part of the “I have a Dream” project of the Centre for Equality and Diversity in collaboration with the Bulgarian organization LARGO.
The formulation of adequate policies at all levels of governance requires precise examination of the social and economic context in which the risks of poverty, social inclusion and violation of fundamental rights can materialize. The Bulgarian National Statistical Institute presents the final version of the thematic report “Key Indicators for Social Inclusion and Fundamental Rights in Bulgaria“.
This project was designed to support emotionally, mentally and methodologically those who work with students on a daily basis. To give them a sense that what they do is valued, that they have the tools to cope with difficult situations, and that they can be supported in difficult times.
The project aims at improving the skills of the members of marginalized Roma communities in Sofia to exercise their rights. We plan to achieve our goal by developing and appraising an innovative programme titled Our Rights and Skills.
The project will be implemented in Fakulteta Neighbourhood in Sofia, the second largest Roma neighbourhood in Bulgaria. The project aims at developing further a programme for early childhood education and care and gathering empirical evidence of its immediate impact on child care, children‘s cognitive development and academic performance as well as parents’ values and social skills and other fields of parents’ social life, namely employment and civic involvement.
The project aims at encouraging the civic activity of representatives of the local Roma communities; building local capacity for advocacy campaigns and initiatives; Improving the skills of vulnerable groups to exercise their rights to participate with dignity in decision-making processes, and to reduce economic and social disparities.
Anyone who has tried to research, write or think about the situation of the Roma in Bulgaria has come across an increasing amount of information, which is often fragmented and contradictory. How many and...