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Language: Romani

  • Mar 16, 2012
  • 12:15 PM

More young Roma continue studies

YLE News
Although the number of those studying the Roma language has doubled in the past decade, it remains distant and endangered. Of Finland’s 1,000 Roma pupils, only 200 study the language.
  • Jun 18, 2011
  • 09:19 PM

Slovakia: Romani language, literature become subjects for school graduation exams

The Slovak Education Ministry is expanding its decree listing the topics in which students can be examined before high school graduation to include art, culture, the Romani language and literature.
  • Jun 11, 2011
  • 04:20 PM

Kujtim Pačaku: Romani children should get their language with their mother's milk

Romano Vod'i
Romani has not yet been officially adopted here, but there is a clause in the law that says a language may be recognized if it is traditional. As I just said, we have been living in Prizren for 800 years. Isn't that enough of a tradition for Romani to be officially adopted?
  • Apr 25, 2011
  • 01:23 AM

UN independent expert urges Austria to promote cultural diversity and rights

UN News Centre
...Ms. Shaheed welcomed a number of “excellent initiatives” to promote cultural diversity and cultural rights, especially the codification of a Romani language, but said that the approach was fragmented.
  • Apr 17, 2011
  • 01:39 AM

Sweden fails its Roma minority: report

The Local
As one of Sweden’s five minorities, the children of the Roma people in Sweden are entitled to receive education in school conducted in their mother tongue. But in many municipalities, authorities fail to inform parents of the option and children therefore miss out on the opportunity, according to news agency TT.