Śląsk Coal Mine


In 2009, there was a mining disaster, and 20 people lost their lives. It was established in 1968 by merging the Śląsk-Matylda Coal Mine and the new Śląsk Coal Mine. The mine in Kochłowice is one of the most dangerous in Poland. In April 2021,  a quake described as "the biggest in 30 years" happened there, after which two miners were searched. After 67 days, the bodies of the missing ones were finally found.

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?