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Ria Gehrerová

Ria Gehrerová

Denník N, Slovakia

r.gehrerova@newsmavens.com

Slovak journalist interested in education, Roma minority, LGBT rights and women rights.

Will a Slovak billionaire become the next Czech PM

Will a Slovak billionaire become the next Czech PM

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
According to the documents from the Soviet era, he is a former agent of ŠTB - a secret police force in Czechoslovakia.
18 Oct 2017 Slovakia
Being black in Slovakia 

Being black in Slovakia 

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Youtuber Abbie Trulíková comes from Congo. She started to make videos about Slovakia when she met her future husband, a Slovak.
17 Oct 2017 Slovakia
Teaching teachers about body shaming

Teaching teachers about body shaming

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Can teachers remark on a child's body weight? The line between concern and shaming is sparking a heated deabte in Slovakia.
16 Oct 2017 Slovakia
The film that's changing a narrative

The film that's changing a narrative

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
A new film is screening in Slovakia. It is a documentary about the pain and disillusionment felt by mothers during and after giving birth. The day a woman has her baby is not necessarily the happiest day in her life.
15 Oct 2017 Slovakia
Would you find these jokes funny?

Would you find these jokes funny?

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Teachers expressed concern over racist jokes in a kids mag. We still live in a country where a fascist political party got 8% in the last parliamentary elections and some teenagers proudly wear badges with that party's logo.  
12 Oct 2017 Slovakia
Slovakia pays 'mates rates'

Slovakia pays 'mates rates'

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Before Radomír Bžán's links to the ruling party were published in the media, Slovak politicians didn't think 64 million EUR was too much to pay in legal fees.
11 Oct 2017 Slovakia
The terrorist attack that wasn't

The terrorist attack that wasn't

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
When a foreigner killed a Slovak man in Bratislava last weekend, an unstoppable rumor mill whipped the country into an ill-informed frenzy.
10 Oct 2017 Slovakia
Is art worth the trouble?

Is art worth the trouble?

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Bratislava is divided over White Night festival of lights. Are mass art events worth the hassle to city officials and residents?
9 Oct 2017 Slovakia
Slovak big kids

Slovak big kids

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Kids these days are different then they were a generation ago.
8 Oct 2017 Slovakia
THE WOMAN WHO WAS LET IN TO A DICTATOR'S SECRET VILLA

THE WOMAN WHO WAS LET IN TO A DICTATOR'S SECRET VILLA

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Why did this secluded man choose to let Nvotová into his villa with a camera? The film director doesn't know. But we are all eager to see what she discovered there.
6 Oct 2017 Slovakia
How to get a job at the Slovakian ministry of education

How to get a job at the Slovakian ministry of education

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
The education minister's new secratary, is a passionate sharer of conspiracy theories -- from the best-known about the Illuminati to domestic ones about Brussels ruining Slovak traditions.
4 Oct 2017 Slovakia
The devil in the details of integration policies

The devil in the details of integration policies

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Many children in Žilina are born with debt when their parents don't pay the town for waste removal. When this happens, they are not available for free public transport and cannot get to school.
3 Oct 2017 Slovakia
Fascists and a Tofu King up for election

Fascists and a Tofu King up for election

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Slovakia's regional elections are coming up and there are as many candidates from the opposition as there are members of a fascist party on the ballot. 
3 Oct 2017 Slovakia
Want to adopt a child? Slovakia has unwanted Roma for you

Want to adopt a child? Slovakia has unwanted Roma for you

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Children who are put up for international adoption are considered "unadoptable" in Slovakia. And all of them are Roma.
2 Oct 2017 Slovakia
If the leaders of the future leave, who will lead in the future?

If the leaders of the future leave, who will lead in the future?

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
According to a survey 82% of young Slovak's think that politicians do not care about their opinions and just a fifth of respondents trust the National Council or the government.
28 Sep 2017 Slovakia
Slovak politician proposes sterilization for Roma women and cannot fathom why people are outraged

Slovak politician proposes sterilization for Roma women and cannot fathom why people are outraged

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Slovakia is one of the last European countries where contraceptives are not subsidized under public health insurance. And it puts them out of reach for many women. Why don’t we talk about reproductive rights for every woman instead?
28 Sep 2017 Slovakia
Youth movement pushes Slovakia to the brink of change

Youth movement pushes Slovakia to the brink of change

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
The third march of its kind so far, it was not organized by political opponents of the ruling party -- the protests are the work of students and volunteers who believe they can no longer tolerate the actions of the Slovak government.
27 Sep 2017 Slovakia
American teacher camps in front of Foreigners' Office to receive visa

American teacher camps in front of Foreigners' Office to receive visa

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
She hurried to be in the queue at the Alien Police Department at 4 pm on Thursday to have a chance at entering the office on Friday morning. It was her last chance to get a visa.
25 Sep 2017 Slovakia
Disability in Roma children due to incest, says Slovak Minister

Disability in Roma children due to incest, says Slovak Minister

Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
Why is our Minister of the Interior putting forth an argument with no numbers to back it up?
25 Sep 2017 Slovakia
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