Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Reader feedback: Reinforcing stereotypes

Re: MEP criticizes Slovak gender equality committee chairwoman, Flash News, September 30, 2005

Regardless of what Záborská's personal views are, how can she be so careless as to not run the committee properly? If she had received criticism for having conservative views, then one would at least know she is doing her job.

She is reinforcing the stereotype of the lazy eastern European who just wants a title and not take on the responsibility that goes with it. If a Dutch MP made such a comment [about not taking her committee work seriously], I doubt she would make that up without at least having some evidence.

Maybe Záborská should go home herself and stay in the kitchen and let a woman who wants to do the work necessary to help improve the position of women in society accomplish what she is blocking.

BB,
Munich, Germany

Top stories

Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

Ballet legend Sergei Polunin will be guest of SND

The world-renowned personality of contemporary ballet will present two choreographies at the Slovak National Theatre in September.

Sergei Polunin

Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

Rules for regional elections change, which may bring some surprising victories.

One of the biggest fights is expected in Banská Bystrica Region.

Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships. He allegedly did not expect it and was easy with the idea he would not win.