Warsaw, 23.11-24.11.2022. OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) had organized the Consultation meeting of Roma and Sinti women- Challenges and perspectives for gender equality and participation.
During the meeting we had received information about OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) mandate and activities related to trafficking in human beings and its impact on Roma and Sinti, particularly women and children, exchanged experiences in working on gender based violence, offered solutions for identified obstacles. Ms. Danica Jovanovic, president of the Association of Roma Novi Becej presented the impact of human trafficking on lives of Roma girls and women from the perspectives of child marriages. The last topic was related to the process towards 4th status report (2023) on implementation of the OSCE Action Plan on Improving the Situation of Roma and Sinti within the OSCE Area. The event had gathered Roma activists from Romania, Hungary, Poland, Albania, North Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic and Greece.