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World Bank: Only one in five Roma in Slovakia has a job – The Slovak Spectator

“A new World Bank study has found that out of the 165,000 Roma of working age officially registered in Slovakia, only 20 percent of men and 9 percent of women have a job. By comparison, that is less than half the rate among Roma in Romania and Bulgaria. As many as 87 percent of Roma households live in poverty and every third Roma child goes to sleep hungry at least once a month, the Sme daily reported, quoting the findings of the study.”

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