Gypsy/Traveller intersectionality

Strengthening the role of social work
Published on 16 Jun 2021

A resource that platforms the voices of Gypsy/Traveller communities on notions of identity, and provides practical steps to strengthen social work practice.

Intersectionality is a term attributed to the way of thinking about identity and its relationship to power. It describes how aspects of a person’s social and political identities combine to create different modes of discrimination and privilege. Examples of these aspects are gender, caste, sex, race, class, sexuality, religion, disability, physical appearance, and height.

The content was researched and written by Davie Donaldson, a Scottish Traveller Activist and Social Entrepreneur and founder of Progress in Dialogue