Category Archives : 1000.Slovakia


“My mother used to tell me: ‘A nice, tender and sensitive girl is pleasant and everybody is fond of her!’ My response today: ‘I will see you further first.’” Founded by Jana Civikova in 1993, the feminist organization Aspekt was the first to introduce feminist issues in Slovakia. Starting as a cultural journal, its spectrum […]


“And the globe arises from the waters, Continents of light and warmness swim on the surface. My heart absorbs that moment. I can go on living.” Since Daniela Hivesova-Silanova discovered the Roma community for the first time over 22 years ago, she has worked continually for the bettering of Romany life in Slovakia, and for […]