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4 December 2007

Macedonia: Amnesty International launches report on double discrimination against Romani women and girls

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Amnesty International will present its report Little by little we women have learned our rights: the Macedonian government's failure to uphold the rights of Romani women and girls,  focusing on the double discrimination that Romani women in Macedonia suffer on the grounds of their gender and their ethnicity.

This report examines the obstacles Romani women and girls face in accessing three basic human rights: the right to education, the right to work and the right to health.

Thursday, 6 December 2007, 1000 Central European Time (0900 GMT)

Hotel Continental
bul."Aleksandar Makedonski" b.b.
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Sian Jones, researcher on the Balkans for Amnesty International,
Representatives of Macedonian Romani non-governmental organizations.

For more information please contact:
In London -- Lydia Aroyo, Europe and Central Asia Press Officer at Amnesty International's International Secretariat, mobile +44 7771 796350, e-mail:


AI Index: PRE01/028/2007
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Romania
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