GendeRace - Bulgaria Country Report 2008
Bulgaria Country Report 2008

August 2008


by Maya Grekova, Maya Kosseva, Orlin Avramov, Iva Kjurkchieva


The Bulgarian Roma group is the one characterized by publicly accepted images and concepts containing predominantly negative characteristics. These negative images and concepts inevitably form negative attitude towards the individuals belonging to the Roma group. The consequence is isolation of the Roma in “Gypsy neighborhoods” and avoidance of the everyday-life interaction with them i.e. spatial and social segregation.


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