Our Work Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre is a national NGO that works to promote Traveller and Roma human rights in Ireland through research, policy development, advocacy and collective community action. We work to address the needs of Travellers and Roma as minority ethnic groups experiencing exclusion, discrimination and racism. Our work involves a community work approach based on the principles of human rights, participation, equality and interculturalism. Our Vision Travellers and Roma are fully recognised and respected as minority ethnic groups who are proud and confident in their identity and exercising their human rights.
Goals The following four goals were identified for the five year period of this Strategic Plan (2017-2021). 1. To promote Traveller and Roma cultural identity and ethnicity 2. To support direct Traveller and Roma participation and empowerment 3. To address current issues and inequalities for Travellers and Roma 4. To strengthen Pavee Point as an organisation Programme Work We work according to a variety of programmes and our programmes all work to achieve our Strategic Goals. Our current programme areas are Health including Primary Health Care, Men's Health and Mental Health; Violence Against Women; Drugs and Alcohol; Roma; Ethnic Equality Data and Information. For further info see our website -www.paveepoint.ie
Projects in 2018
To promote Traveller and Roma cultural identity and ethnicity. To further progress recognition of Traveller ethnicity and promote respect for Traveller & Roma culture and identity both within their communities and in the wider society.
To focus on the key policy issues of health, education and accommodation in a coordinated, inclusive and collective way to advance the human rights of Roma.
To focus on the key policy issues of health, education and accommodation in a coordinated, inclusive and collective way to advance the human rights of Travellers.