Posted on September 26 2011
This is just one story about housing, and it is not the only one, there are more like it.
We are flooded by images that show the reality and the substandard way of life of many Roma families; we can ask ourselves until when people in the 21st century will live without water, power, and sewage in an illegal construction. The story that follows is about a Roma family from the settlement Sredorek in Kumanovo. Housing is a basic necessity and a basic human right, but not all families live in decent homes or have legal protection and safety of their property. Keep reading…
Posted on August 12 2011
The reality of juvenile mother
The juvenile S. I. born 1995, in Skopje, with an unknown father, lived in Kumanovo with her mother, who abandoned her a while ago and moved in some Western-European country. The juvenile S. I. lives in an illegitimate marriage with a person from Vinica in Skopje and has two children, the first one was born when she was 14, a daughter born in 2009 in Veles and a daughter born in 2010 in Skopje. These two children are registered in the birth registry and have birth certificates. S.I. registered them when her mother was present. S.I. is a citizen of R. Macedonia and when she turned to NRC’s office for assistance she had a birth certificate and a citizenship document. Keep reading…