The PP group Totana Roma congratulated for holding the International Day, held last week.
For the PP totanero this celebration should serve to deepen the way to eradicate all forms of discrimination, to improve the living conditions of Roma families and to reflect on the present and the future of Roma.
Since the PP totanero encourage all Roma to participate actively in social and political life and is proud that some Gypsies, nationally, have been elected on their lists to represent all citizens in councils and parliaments.
"Our commitment to the welfare of all persons, without discrimination, is reflected in practice through positive policies implemented by regional and local administrations ruled by the Popular Party, working for greater social cohesion and to improve protection of values that to a large extent, are now of the Spanish heritage, "say the PP.
The Popular Party endorsed the concerns of the Roma families on the loss of important values, lived from freedom, as the defense of life, protection of children, the importance of family, respect for elders, the peculiarity linguistic setting or human conception of work.
"We understand the concern of many Roma in the attempt to transplant their culture certain approaches that can not share. In this respect, defend access to education and equality of opportunity means recognizing the full inclusion of all people to a company democratic, free and diverse, but can not mean imposing a particular ideology since the Socialist government to try to change traditional values that are consistent with the rule of law, "added the PP.
To this is added the impact of the deepening economic crisis is having among Roma families.
A reduction of income for their own activities, there are the worrisome budget cuts, affecting areas such as employment promotion or training.
In this situation, increasing the risk of exclusion and the fracture of many Roma families.
The Popular Party endorses the claim for recognition of the widow's pension for people married following the Roma, according to the landmark decision the European Court of Human Rights, which recognizes the right to a Spanish gypsy.
Therefore, the Parliamentary Group in the Congress of Deputies presented on 8 March, a non-legislative proposal to urge the Government to recognize the survivor's pension to persons "married following the gypsy who were denied their pension despite having paid into Social Security during the time required. "
Source: PP Totana