Wujek Coal Mine


It is the most famous of Polish mines. On December 16, 1981, the pacification of miners protesting against the declaration of martial law took place there. As a result of the brutal intervention of ZOMO, nine miners were killed, and 23 were injured. In 2017, the mine was awarded the medal "For Merits for National Defence". On January 1, 2021, the Wujek Coal Mine was connected underground with the Murcki-Staszic Coal Mine. Wujek Coal Mine finished mining in November 2021.

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?