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Traveller Movement issues statement on Home Office consultation to strengthen police powers

CEO of the Traveller Movement, Yvonne MacNamara said the following: Why is this Government pouring so much money into this issue when it would cost far, far less to provide sites for Gypsies and

Women and Equalities Committee publish report on Tackling Inequalities in Gypsy Roma and Traveller communities - positive step forward or missed opportunity?

On Friday the 5th of April the Women and Equalities Committee publish the long awaited report into the inequalities faced by Gypsy Roma and Traveller communities.

While we are encouraged to see the

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

The Traveller Movement and Rene Cassin call for an end to hate speech in politics

The Traveller Movement and Rene Cassin launch new anti-hate speech campaign calling for more respectful language in politics 

On Wednesday the 16 of October, the Traveller Movement and René Cassin

The Traveller Movement and the GRT Women’s Empowerment Network mark International Women’s Day 2019

On Thursday the 7th of March the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Women’s Empowerment Network (WEN) met in the House of Lords to mark International Women’s Day. Coordinated by The Traveller Movement, the

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

TM Annual Conference bookings open

The booking lines are now open for this years conference: Waiting, Waiting, Waiting - is the wait finally over!! Government Announces New National Gypsy Roma and Traveller Strategy. 

This year’s

The Traveller Movement and the GRT Women’s Empowerment Network hold exclusive event in parliament to mark International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, members of the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) Women’s Empowerment Network will meet in the House of Lords to promote GRT women’s equality. The event will

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

Traveller Movement issues statement regarding Channel 5 show The Town the Gypsies Took Over

“We are very disappointed that the production company Firecracker have chosen to make another ridiculing and mocking programme about Gypsy and Travellers. Yet again we see the cutting and pasting of

TM WEN Annual Review 2018/19

Welcome to our second annual review for the Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller (GRT) Women’s Empowerment Network (WEN). The network was launched in 2017 as a platform for GRT women to raise awareness of

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

Traveller Movement annual conference - details announced

The Traveller Movement is delighted to announce that our annual conference will take place on Thursday the 21 of November in Resource for London. 

The title of this years conference is Waiting

Traveller Movement welcomes commitment from Church of England to tackle racism against Gypsy, Roma and Irish Traveller communities in the UK

The Church of England has passed a motion calling on its leaders to combat racism “in all its forms” against Gypsy, Roma and Irish Traveller communities.

The motion was passed at the General Synod -

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

Traveller Movement launches new film about Travellers and social services in parliament

On Thursday the 11 of July the Traveller Movement will launch a new short film in parliament about Travellers and social services.

Co-produced with members of the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT)

New Children’s Commissioner report shows home-educated children are failed by lack of inspection oversight

 

A new report released by the Children’s Commissioner for England highlights the lack of systematic oversight for home-educated children in England. It also shows a huge increase in children

LGBT support

The Traveller Movement has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of LGBT people within the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities. The initiative is the first of its kind in the UK and aims

Project for young Gypsies, Roma and Travellers in London

Do you want to learn research skills and take part in designing and filming a video about the difficulties London Gypsy, Roma and Traveller young people face in education?

Are you 18 – 25 years old

TM Annual Conference 2018

View our latest annual conference report here:

 

Worried about your child being taken into care? Advice and new research

Are you worried about your child being taken into care? Not sure who to turn to for help? Well we’ve created a helpful guide for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller families and the organisations that work

Traveller Movement welcomes publication of Timpson Review of School Exclusion

The Traveller Movement welcomes the review of school exclusions by former education Minister Edward Timpson published yesterday (7 May). The report makes 30 recommendations to Government calling for

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

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

Traveller Movement launches report in parliament aimed at improving the educational outcomes of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils

On Tuesday the 30th of April the Traveller Movement will hold a roundtable event in parliament to launch a new report aimed at improving the educational outcomes for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller

With a coordinated effort we can offer an education system more inclusive to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children

A roundtable event, organised by the Traveller Movement, the Children’s Commissioner for England and hosted by Kate Green MP met on Wednesday 29 June in the Houses of Parliament to discuss the

Brexit and Irish citizens in the UK: how to safeguard the rights of Irish citizens in an uncertain future

The rights of Irish citizens are at risk because of Brexit according to our latest report, authored by migration barrister Simon Cox. The paper found that the rights Irish citizens currently enjoy in

New research into school off-rolling further marginalises Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils

Last week (18 April 2019) the Education Policy Institute (EPI) published a report into the off rolling of pupils from school registers. Ofsted defines off-rolling as ‘the practice of removing a pupil

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