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The commemoration of 700th birth anniversary of a medieval ruler unleashes old ethnocentric discourse, and intensifies the call for a wise, all-mighty and paternalistic sovereign.

Jan Adamec23. 05. 2016

Dads at home – more money, more state or different mindset?

In the V4, childcare is traditionally seen as a woman’s responsibility, thus parental leave legislation has been tailored for mothers. But men are also key stakeholders, so why are fathers still left out of the equation?

Jan Adamec19. 05. 2016

How are the V4 countries negotiating the TTIP?

When it comes to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, the the V4 countries’ local peculiarities will define what benefits and drawbacks the trade agreement might bring them.

Márta Orosz18. 05. 2016

(WO)(MEN)

Staying home to take care of small children is almost exclusively a women’s business in the V4 – the share of men registered for parental leave does not exceed 2% in any of the region’s countries. Why do we still not see a higher share of stay-at-home men even today, in the age of the “modern dads” who are not afraid to change their babies’ diapers?

Dads at home – more money, more state or different mindset?

In the V4, childcare is traditionally seen as a woman’s responsibility, thus parental leave legislation has been tailored for mothers. But men are also key stakeholders, so why are fathers still left out of the equation?

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