Staszic Coal Mine


In 2005, it was merged with Wujek Coal Mine. Today it operates as part of the Staszic-Wujek Coal Mine. Since its launch in 1964, it has not changed its name. The highest employment in history was achieved in 1988 when 8500 people worked there. In 1978, Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz became an honorary miner of Staszic 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?