NewsMavens
Newsmavens is a media start-up within Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland's largest liberal broadsheet published by Agora S.A. Newsmavens is currently financed by Gazeta Wyborcza and Google DNI Fund. Gazeta Wyborcza, Agora SA Czerska 8/10
00-732, Warsaw
Poland
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Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka EDITOR IN CHIEF
Lea Berriault-Jauvin
Lea Berriault Managing Editor
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Poland's register of pedophiles made public in populist move

The Polish Ministry of Justice introduced a public register of “the most dangerous rapists and pedophiles". Yet research shows that such lists are not only ineffective but also demoralizing.
Magdalena Karst-Adamczyk recommended by Magdalena Karst-Adamczyk Wysokie Obcasy, Poland
17 Jan 2018 Poland

Prime Minister resigns following a pedophilia scandal in the police

The case, discovered early in 2018, has shaken the Romanian government and caused a breach of public trust in the police. Yesterday evening, Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced his resignation.
Delia Budurca recommended by Delia Budurca NEWSMAVENS, Romania
16 Jan 2018 Romania

Victims of domestic violence often lack refuge in Austria 

Before the 1970s, domestic violence was generally dismissed as a "private matter" and the affected women and children had to cope on their own. Today, despite significant progress, sometimes they still have nowhere to go.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
10 Jan 2018 Austria

Students in Serbia and Croatia are taught to dislike each other

More than two decades after the war, former Yugoslav countries still have no consensus about their difficult past. What they have in common is teaching their students partial history.
Lidija Pisker recommended by Lidija Pisker NewSMavens, Southern Europe
4 Jan 2018 Southern Europe

What a new soup kitchen for children says about social policy in Bosnia

The alarming percentage of children who live in poverty does not inspire Bosnian governmental officials to act. Instead, they gladly hand over their responsibilities to the civil society.
Lidija Pisker recommended by Lidija Pisker NewSMavens, Southern Europe
3 Jan 2018 Southern Europe

From sworn virgins to unwanted female fetuses -- gender inequality in Montenegro

Statistics reveal that Montenegro is right up there with East and South Asia and the Caucasus, where imbalanced sex statistics indicate the practice of terminating pregnancies based on the predicted sex of the fetus.
Lidija Pisker recommended by Lidija Pisker NewSMavens, Southern Europe
22 Dec 2017 Southern Europe

One in 10 Romanian newborns is premature

One in 10 babies in Romania is premature and in need of special medical care to survive, reminds the NGO Save the Children, launching a near Christmas campaign encouraging Romanian companies to direct 20% of their profit tax to a social cause.
Delia Budurca recommended by Delia Budurca NEWSMAVENS, Romania
20 Dec 2017 Romania

Austria substitutes women’s agenda with conservative family policy

Just how much the new government misunderstands the problems of women is evident in their program. Women’s rights are now part of the agenda of the Ministry of Family Affairs.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
20 Dec 2017 Austria
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