Marian Dancso. FOTO: Jan Mihaliček.
Marian Dancso: Socially excluded children are not participating in online instruction in the Czech Republic13.11.2020 6:57 full story
Czech Govt report on the state of the Romani minority estimates 830 ghettos with 127 000 inhabitants in the regions15.10.2019 6:50 full story
Under criticism from lower house, Czech Labor and Social Affairs Minister spends the night in infamous ghetto28.9.2019 7:07 full story
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27.7.2017 7:26 The Czech online daily Denik.cz reports that town councillors from the North Bohemian town of Jirkov want to be the first in the country to take advantage of a new regulation in the law on aid to those in material distress, and as of 1 September will restrict the disbursal of state housing benefits. Tenants renting housing in so-called "areas with increased occurrence of negative social phenomena" will no longer be eligible for such benefits. full story
2.12.2016 18:47 The Czech Government has two new members: Czech President Miloš Zeman has appointed Jan Chvojka to the post of Human Rights Minister and Miloslav Ludvík to the post of Health Minister. They have replaced outgoing cabinet members Jiří Dienstbier and Svatopluk Němeček respectively. full story
25.11.2016 19:05 Czech Television has focused very carefully and in detail on the past eight years of efforts to achieve social inclusion in the Czech Republic in a recent installment of its 90' program. Together with the current director of the Czech Government Agency for Social Inclusion, Radek Jiránek, I was briefly involved in the program's very cultivated, expert debate of this issue, but as I was traveling back home, I was overcome by the concern that the time for this kind of effective, substantive policy for the fight against poverty, which actually will save our money and that of future generations, has already passed. full story