‘Where are you really from?’ – The Impact of Racism on Mental Health

While the social, economic and political effects of racism have been studied broadly, the psychological impact of racism has received less attention. In this article, I would like to raise awareness of the impact of racism on mental health. A…

The discrimination of Roma – Europe’s biggest minority in the shadow

Romani people such as Roma,Sinti, Iberian Kale, Welsh Kale and many others are the biggest minority in Europe- and probably the most forgotten. Approximately 10- 12 million Romani are living Europe, though the number of population can only be estimated…

The Lack of Young People’s Representation Is a Problem For Democracy

A prerequisite for democracy is the freedom of speech and expression. Even though this is widely acknowledged, we sometimes forget the whole picture. The representation of all groups in a society is not only important for the conversation climate and…

Can these guys rock our world? – Alena Santalainen

As programme manager of IFLRY’s Gender Equality programme, there are a lot of topics that I want to write about: there was an amazing event that we had in Tunisia, our plans for this year, and many other very interesting…