ERRC submission to UN CEDAW on Hungary (June 2012)

This list of critical issues is presented by the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC)1 to assist the Pre-Session Working Group with country specific information on issues affecting Romani women in relation to Hungary’s combined seventh and eight Periodic Report (the State Report).

Roma is the largest minority group in Hungary: according to generally accepted estimates approximately 700 000 Roma live in the country, equivalent to about 7% of the country’s total population.