Roma Early Childhood Inclusion in Bulgaria (RECI+)
The Roma Early Childhood Inclusion in Bulgaria (RECI+) report has been prepared by Foundation Open Society Institute – Sofia and focuses on the situation in education and care, healthcare and social services for the Bulgarian children of Roma ethnicity aged 0 to 8. The report was drafted at the initiative and with the support of Open Society Foundations, the Roma Education Fund and UNICEF and is part of a series of similar surveys conducted in the countries from Central and Eastern Europe.
The report research phase was carried out in 2019 and early 2020 and included document analysis as well as qualitative field research in six Roma neighbourhoods in Bulgaria: Kyustendil, Montana, Rozino, Shumen, Sliven, and Tundzha. Over 500 people, including Roma experts, Roma parents, and national stakeholders from various fields, took part in household surveys, face-toface interviews, focus group discussions, and two online national consultation round tables.
Summary of the report Roma Early Childhood Inclusion (RECI+) Bulgaria Report.
The Roma Early Childhood Inclusion in Bulgaria (RECI+) report in full.