New YouGov poll finds shocking racism toward Gypsies and Travellers

Only four out of ten parents (41%) in Great Britain would be happy for their child go to the home of a child who is a Gypsy/Traveller for a playdate and over one in four adults (42%) in Britain said they would be unhappy with a close relative having a long-term relationship or marriage with […]

The last acceptable form of racism?

The Traveller Movement’s research, ‘The last acceptable form of racism?’, is the most extensive of its kind and sheds new light into Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) people’s experience of prejudice and discrimination in areas such as education, employment, healthcare and access to services. It also reveals the full extent to which hate crime impacts […]

Celebrating Gypsy, Roma and Traveller’s History Month

The Traveller Movement GRTHM Exhibition is being held throughout the month of June and July.  The exhibition is being held at the Resource for London, in Holloway Road where the Traveller Movement Offices. We are celebrating with an art exhibition displaying culture, photography, poetry and much much more.  Work has come in from members of […]

General Election June 2017

Now a General Election has been called on the 8th June, the Traveller Movement will be campaigning to ensure Gypsies Travellers and Roma have their voices heard and are not used as a political football by those wanting to be elected. If you want to have your voice heard, you have to register to vote […]

The Traveller Movement responds to the EHRC ‘Healing a divided Britain’ report

Commenting on the Equality and Human Rights Commission ‘Healing a divided Britain’ report, Yvonne MacNamara CEO of the Traveller Movement said: “The EHRC’s in-depth report rightly highlights the systemic disadvantages and discrimination the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities face across the UK. The Traveller Movement’s 2016 Discrimination Survey found that, as a coping mechanism against […]

EU referendum 23rd June 2016

Don’t waste your right to Vote! Should the UK remain a member of the EU or leave the EU? The campaigns to stay and to leave in the EU are in full speed, and both sides are using scare tactics to try to make people vote for their side. Not everything what the campaigners say […]

Operation Traveller Vote: Remember to vote in the London Mayoral Elections!

Mayor of London and London Assembly Elections 5th of May 2016. Don’t waste your right to Vote! What are these elections and why should you vote? There are many areas of London life that are affected by the work of the Mayor of London and the London Assembly, such as policing, transport, housing, planning and […]