This section will help you to search for policy, publications and information on issues affecting Gypsies and Travellers. Use the filter on the left hand side to refine your search.
Closing the employment gap for young people: A toolkit for those supporting 16 – 25 year olds experiencing common mental health problems to gain and stay in workAccess the resource
Overlap between mental health problems and employment issues for young people aged 16-24: A scoping review
Publication type: Report | Author: Friends, Families and Travellers, Other | Themes: Education, Health, Inclusive Commissioning, Young PeopleFriends, Families and Travellers have contributed to this scoping review which provides an overview to the relationship between young people’s mental and emotional wellbeing and their ability to obtain and maintain work.Access the resource
Friends Families and Travellers and GATE Herts written information for the examination of the UK State party’s report to the 66th Cycle of the United Nations Committee Against Torture
Publication type: Briefing Paper, International Policy, Policy Recommendation | Author: Friends, Families and Travellers | Themes: Challenging Racism and Promoting InclusionThis submission to the United Nations Convention Against Torture highlights the UK government’s failure to take sufficient preventative measures to protect Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities from hate crime.Access the resource
No room at the inn: How easy is it for nomadic Gypsies and Travellers to access primary care?
Publication type: Report, Research | Author: Friends, Families and Travellers | Themes: Challenging Racism and Promoting Inclusion, HealthA report outlining findings of a mystery shopping exercise carried out by Friends, Families and Travellers to ascertain if GP practices were complying with their duty to register people with no fixed address or identification.Access the resource
Better Housing Briefing 10: Gypsies, Travellers and accommodation
Publication type: Briefing Paper | Author: Other | Themes: Accommodation, Inclusive Commissioning, PlanningA Briefing Paper prepared by the Race Equality Foundation examining the accommodation needs and experiences of Gypsies and Travellers.Access the resource
Centuries of Marginalisation; Visions of Hope: ‘Mission and Ministry among Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities’
Publication type: Report | Author: Other | Themes: Accommodation, Challenging Racism and Promoting Inclusion, RomaA report from the Church of England identifying the relationship with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities with proposals for strengthening communities and addressing the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller experience of prejudice and discrimination in society.Access the resource
‘How can we provide quality and personalised end of life care to Gypsy and Traveller communities?’ – Friends, Families and Travellers presentation.
Publication type: Media | Author: Friends, Families and Travellers | Themes: Challenging Racism and Promoting Inclusion, Health, Inclusive CommissioningSarah Sweeney, Health Policy and Communications Officer, and Avril Fuller, Youth Outreach Worker, discuss the providing culturally sensitive healthcare and end of life care to Gypsy and Traveller communities with St Ann’s Hospice Training & Development.Access the resource
Healthcare on the water: An interviewAccess the resource
Friends Families and Travellers Submission to the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women Eighth Periodic Report for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Publication type: Information, Other | Author: Friends, Families and Travellers | Themes: Accommodation, Education, HealthFriends, Families and Travellers provided a submission of written evidence to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women highlighting the specific issues faced by women from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. View the report
How can we provide quality and personalised end of life care to Gypsy and Traveller communities?
Publication type: Other | Author: Friends, Families and Travellers | Themes: HealthThis presentation delivered with NHS England provides a brief introduction to issues affecting Gypsies and Travellers around end of life and palliative care. View the report
National Maternity Review Engagement and Outreach work with Gypsies and Travellers: Focus Group for NHS England
Publication type: Report, Research | Author: Friends, Families and Travellers | Themes: HealthAn overview of discussion from a focus group on Gypsy and Traveller women’s experiences of maternity services in England. View the report
New Travellers, Old Story: ‘Understanding New Travellers’ history and culture’
Publication type: Guide, Information | Author: Other | Themes: History, School Resource, Young PeopleThis resource from The Children’s Society was created for young New Traveller’s to understand their history and culture. The heritage pack includes stories, photographs and contributions from young people.Access the resource
Using UN human rights treaties to effect change: Capacity building workshop for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller organisations
Publication type: Information, Other | Author: Friends, Families and Travellers, Other | Themes: Challenging Racism and Promoting Inclusion, LawDelivered by The Equality and Human Rights Commission with support from Friends, Families and Travellers with The Baring Foundation this presentation looks at how international human rights law can strengthen policy and advocacy work of civil society organisations. View the report
Civil Society Futures: The Independent Enquiry
Publication type: Paper | Author: Other | Themes: Challenging Racism and Promoting Inclusion‘Let’s Talk About Race: Civil Society and Race Equality’ looks at the way that civil society in England can prepare for a more sustainable future addressing racism and race inequality.Access the resource
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