Education key to helping Europe's Roma

Slovakian schools undertake unique initiative with Roma children to help them overcome prejudice.

    One of the challenges facing Europe's largest minority is education.

    For many Roma children, going to school is key to breaking through the barriers of prejudice and poverty.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee found one school in Slovakia that is drawing out the talents of its Roma pupils. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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