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CLIP 13267

Roma living conditions

Roma living conditions
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Key Info
  • Roma living conditions
  • Duration: 01:24
  • Ciaran Tracey reports on the living conditions of the Roma and the lack of social benefits. It examines the issue of overcrowding, with over 20 people living in one house often unfit for habitation. Patrick Yu from the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities talks about lack of emergency funding as the Roma are not qualified for social benefits. First broadcast on BBC Newsline on 26 August 2009.
  • Subject:

    Citizenship and Modern Studies

       Topic:

    Difference and Diversity

  • Keywords: activecitizen, Local and Global Citizenship, Roma, human rights, social benefits, poverty, newsline, Romanians, prejudice, racism, NICEM
Ideas for use in class
  • Ask pupils to consider the affect racist behaviour can have on minority groups and how we, as individuals, can promote a more inclusive society. Would work well with 13262 and 13263
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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