FJA Shortlist 2022

Category: Contribution to Civil Rights

Author: Elena Ledda (Spain)

In Barcelona, A Group of Roma People Is Fighting Against Poor Representation in Universities

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May 16, 2022

Ereb Magazine

Although Spain is home to a significant number of Roma people, only a handful make it to higher education. As in many other European countries, numerous obstacles prevent these individuals from having greater representation in universities. Discrimination is one of the biggest challenges they face. To counter this trend, the Spanish Roma university network CampusRom is providing support to Roma people who wish to study. Read more