A chance encounter on the remote Faroe Islands leads to a meeting with a remarkable Polish woman.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) held a conference on Wednesday on equal opportunities for women in public life.
With 28 of the world’s best drivers battling it out on a 100-acre race track littered with obstacles, the show promises to be a cross between American Ninja Warrior and Fast and Furious.
She’s a star of the women’s game and an integral part of a powerful Wolfsburg team; now Ewa Pajor is starring for Poland this weekend.
Beata Javorcik comes to the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development having worked at the World Bank in Washington DC. She also has a PhD in Economics from Yale University and is the first woman in history to hold the title of Statutory Professorship in Economics at the University of Oxford.
Thousands of people in Warsaw and the biggest cities across Poland took part in demonstrations dubbed Black Friday, against the bill which outlaws abortion for eugenic reasons.