Though by some estimates Roma people make up nearly 10 percent of Romania’s population, patterns of racism and social exclusion persist there and across Europe. Ashoka Fellow Carmen Gheorghe founded E-Romnja to bring Roma women out of the shadows as shapers of solutions for their communities. By strengthening intergenerational bonds, they are building civic, economic and organizing power to address housing and infrastructure issues, as well as gender, sexual and reproductive rights.
Join us on June 29 to hear from Carmen about the birth of Roma feminism in Romania, and how moving at the speed of trust paved the way for resilient community responses during the Covid-19 pandemic.
This conversation is part of an insight series on what's next for gender equity, supported by Beiersdorf. It will last about 30 minutes. Bring your questions!