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Patricia Papuc proposed

“I never considered myself discriminated as a roma in Romania. It is only up to you to surpass your circumstances.”

    I am half hungarian and half gypsy, born and raised in Romania. This mix of cultures was never a problem for me. I am ardelean (which is a citizen of the region Transylvania in Romania). This is my identity, I am romanian because of my citizenship and education and I am hungarian/gypsy due to my genes. […]

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Patricia Papuc proposed

Romania is my home without a doubt. But I am also proud to be called a ‘gypsy’.”

  “I was born and raised in Romania and I currently live in Alba Iulia in Romania. I am an active campaigner for human rights, fighting against violence and discrimination towards the Roma community. I am constantly advocating for multi-ethnic co-existence and common understanding. Because of my constant political activity I have been involved in several organizations fighting for Roma rights, […]

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“I want to go to school and get an education. I want to have a better life.”

    My name is Guta and I am a gypsy from Tonciu. Tonciu is a village in Mures County in Romania. We are many romani here, it is a village only with Roma people. I don’t have a job as most people who live here do so basically I live out of what the state […]

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Patricia Papuc proposed

One of my life missions is to help integrate the Roma community through education.

    I live in Batos (Mures County in Transylvania), where I was chosen as a representative of the community in the Local Council and I am also the President of the Roma Democratic Party in the county. I also work as a Romani language teacher in the school of Apalina, a village with  Roma […]

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Patricia Papuc proposed

Never give up. If you are defeated you rise up and this is how you become a champion. That’s what I teach my Roma students.”

  “I am a citizen of Sarmasu, a village located in Mures County, in Romania. I have been living in Sarmasu for the last 30 years but I was born and raised in Lechinta, a village in Bistrita county. I am a geography teacher, married with two children and I teach here at the school […]

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Patricia Papuc proposed

“If I can do something good for my community then I am up for the challenge.”

  “My name is Dodo Anna and I am a school mediator and Romani teacher in Band, a village located in Mures County, in Romania. As a school mediator I establish the connection between the school and the Roma comunity’s children and their parents, wether they face problems at school or sometimes at home. I […]

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