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ERIO'S WEEKLY E-NEWS 13-10-2017

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* Audit lays bare racial disparities in UK schools, courts and workplaces
By The Guardian

White teenagers are far more likely to smoke than their minority ethnic counterparts, Roma children are falling well behind their peers at school and black men face the highest likelihood of being found guilty in court.

Almost nine out of 10 white Gypsy and Roma children do not reach the expected standard for reading, writing and maths at 11. 

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* Audit lays bare racial disparities in UK schools, courts and workplaces
By Euractiv

Small armies of teachers, social workers and police officers are swarming across Bulgaria to carry out a Herculean task — convince tens of thousands of Roma parents to send their children to school.

It is part of a new state initiative aimed at tackling soaring illiteracy and a high number of teenage pregnancies in the impoverished community, which accounts for 10% of Bulgaria’s seven million people.

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* Albania has Recognized the Bulgarian Minority in the Country
By Novonite

The Bulgarian minority was officially recognized by Albania, local media reported. This was after the amendments to the Minority Protection Bill, approved by consensus in the country's parliamentary legal committee.

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