Jankowice Coal Mine


The Donnersmarcks family built it in Rybnik in 1913–1915, and mining started there in 1916. In 1944, labour camp No. 44 was established there. In 1950, 29 miners were killed due to a methane explosion. Its liquidation lasted many years; now, it belongs to the combined ROW Coal Mine.

An estimated 1,400 girls are not born every year in Armenia due to a rooted preference for male children. The son-bias combined with a lower birth rate, has led to an alarming number of sex-selective abortions. Community activities, various laws and television shows are addressing the issue - with positive results. But is the actual problem being tackled?