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17-21 May 2021

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  HW59 - Impact of the COVID-19 epidemic in the Roma neighborhood (Bulgarian)

Date / theme:Friday 21 May - Leaving no one behind
Time:8h00 until 9h15 (GMT+02:00) Sofia (organisers' local time)
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Event type:  Lecture
Event format:Online only
Description:COVID-19 is becoming an indicator of inequality in societies. Due to the difficult socio-economic situation, Roma in Bulgaria face a higher risk of suffering and death due to COVID-19 than general population. A segregated Roma community of about 20 000 people lives in the Nadezhda neighborhood in the town of Sliven. The aim of the event is to analyze the impact of the epidemic of COVID-19 and the anti-epidemic measures applied among the Roma community in Sliven district, Bulgaria.
Hosting country:  Bulgaria
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