Polska Coal Mine


In the beginning, it was owned by Guido Henckel von Donnersmarck, a Silesian coal magnate. It was established in 1873 and was called Deutschland Coal Mine (until 1922) and Niemcy Coal Mine (until 1937). It was closed in 1996. Today, you can visit the renovated shaft tower there.

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?