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Case #105: Erroneous Disability Certificate

March 21, 2022
Vulnerable group: people with disabilities Human rights area: administrative law, disability benefits County: Dolj A new request for pro bono legal assistance has been taken over through The Pro Bono Network for Human Rights. Until 2002, the person in question held a certificate of disability attesting the accentuated degree of his disability (second most severe […]
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Case #104: Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

March 21, 2022
Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: labour law City: Bucharest A new case was taken over through The Pro Bono Human Rights Network. The case it is about a lady who was fired immediately after she declared that she was pregnant. The lady was physically and verbally assaulted by the employer and was pressured by […]
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Case #103: Divorce due to Psychological Violence

March 18, 2022
Vulnerable group: women, children Human rights area: domestic violence, psychological violence This case is about a woman from Cluj county who retired due to health reasons and wants to get a divorce. Her husband is abusive towards her, provoking quarrels, refusing to cover the necessary expenses, and constantly complaining that the woman doesn't bring enough income, even […]
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Case #100: Exclusive custody of children for a mother abused by her ex-husband

January 19, 2022
Vulnerable group: women, children Human rights area: domestic violence, family law, children's rights The case it is about a divorced mother from Dâmbovița county who take cares of three children, two of whom are minors. The lady lives with her children in a rented place, because she was evicted by her ex-husband from the house where […]
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Case #86 The right to pension

January 11, 2022
Vulnerable group: elderly people Human rights area: pension rights The case concerns a 68-year-old gentleman from Olt county diagnosed with Parkinson's. In his workbook, the years 1989-1990 are not included. Following several requests to the archives of the former job for recognition of years worked, the applicant did not receive a favorable response, which he […]
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Case #87 Housing rights for a person with disabilities

January 11, 2022
Vulnerable group: people with disabilities Human rights area: housing rights, social rights, disability The case concerns a gentleman from Brașov with a physical disability who, between 2011 and 2018, filed several requests to local authorities in order to have access to social housing, which he finally received in 2018. However, the building was in a […]
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Case #90 Intimate partner violence: sexual assault

January 11, 2022
Vulnerable group: women Human rights area: sexual violence, gender-based violence, domestic violence The case concerns a woman who is a victim of sexual assault by his ex-boyfriend. She was sexually assaulted by him several times, the episode for which she contacted us taking place in April. She intends to file a criminal complaint and believes […]
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Case #99: Disability benefits for a child

December 20, 2021
Vulnerable group: children, people with disabilities Human rights area: disability benefits This case is about a woman living in Brasov county, mother of a disabled child and also his personal assistant, who needs legal assistance for pending trials and a lawsuit she wants to file. The issues that she intends to tackle are: (1) Two trials […]
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Case #98: Single parent family facing foreclosure

December 20, 2021
Vulnerable group: single parent families Human rights area: housing rights, foreclosure A young man from Sălaj County, who lives with his father and brother, has contacted us after the forclosure proceedings were initiated illegally - according to him - regarding the property of his father. The latter has a criminal record, which has also contributed to a difficult situation in which the family […]
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"Strategic Human Rights Cases. Justice in Support of the Citizen"- Official Launch of the project INTEGRIS: Integrated Support for Human Rights

November 25, 2021
On the occasion of European Pro Bono Week*, on November 25th, 2021, ACTEDO and the Center for Legal Resources (CRJ), with the support of ACCEPT, ANAIS and The Pro Bono Network for Human Rights, officially launched the project INTEGRIS: Integrated Support for Human Rights, with an online event called: Strategic Human Rights Cases. Justice in […]
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Workshop: Inclusion and Nondiscrimination of LGBTQ People

November 5, 2021
Thursday, November 4th, 2021, ACTEDO, together with the Center for Legal Resources (CLR), with the support of [H]LGBTQ United Brasov, organized a workshop dedicated to support service providers for people in vulnerable situations, entitled: Inclusion and Nondiscrimination of LGBTQ People. The workshop was built around the main issues that the LGBTQ minority (lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender people, queer […]
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Workshop: Good Practices for the Protection and Support of Survivors of Domestic Violence

October 29, 2021
Thursday, October 28th, 2021, ACTEDO, together with the Center for Legal Resources (CLR), with the support of The Eastern European Institute of Reproductive Health (IEESR) and the Association for Liberty and Equality of Gender (A.L.E.G.), organized a workshop dedicated to support service providers for people in vulnerable situations, entitled: Good Practices for the Protection and […]
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Workshop: The Roma Minority - (Non)discrimination, Housing Rights and Hate Speech.

October 22, 2021
Thursday, October 21st, 2021, between 17:00 and 19:00, ACTEDO, together with the Center for Legal Resources (CLR), organized a workshop dedicated to providers of support services for people in vulnerable situations, entitled: The Roma Minority: (Non)discrimination, Housing Rights and Hate Speech. The workshop was built around current problems and solutions to ensure the inclusion of […]
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Case #92 Gender-based discrimination (pregnancy) at the workplace

October 4, 2021
Vulnerable group: women Human Rights Area: discrimination, labour law Mrs. S. lives in Dolj County and is a victim of her employer's abusive behavior, which began when she became pregnant. After returning from her parental leave she was fired. Mrs. S challenged the dismissal in court and she won the case, so as a result […]
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Case #91 Consumer rights

September 27, 2021
Vulnerable group: Roma people, families with more than two children at risk Human rights area: social inclusion, consumer rights A Roma family with an extremely low income had to subscribe to an internet service provider in order for their children to be able to participate in online classes. Later on, the internet service provider company […]
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INTEGRIS Project: Integrated Support for Human Rights

April 8, 2021
On April 1st, the project titled "INTEGRIS - Integrated Support for Human Rights'', coordinated by ACTEDO and implemented in partnership with the Centre for Legal Resources (CRJ), was launched. The project aims to support and strengthen the capacity of vulnerable groups to exercise and defend their fundamental rights and to combat discrimination. The main beneficiaries […]
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The project is implemented by the Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO), in partnership with the Centre for Legal Resources (CLR) and benefits from a 197.716,41 euros grant from Active Citizens Fund Romania, programme funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants Grants 2014 -2021. The content of this website does not necessarily reflect the official position of the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021; for more information visit www.eeagrants.org. More details about Active Citizens Fund Romania are available at www.activecitizensfund.ro.

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