On 25th of November Marijampolė town will host a seminar “Gender Equality and Equal Rights improving the situation of Romani women” organized by the European Commission – funded project “Lithuanian Roma Platforms – going local part 5” together with the Department of National Minorities of the Republic of Lithuania and the Marijampolė County Women’s Activity Center.

The seminar will address topical issues of gender equality and measures to prevent violence. Romani women will also be encouraged to take part into debate.

It is expected that the seminar will increase Romani women’s self-awareness, responsibility and autonomy in decision making.