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Czech Society Continues to Discriminate Against Women
Czech women have had much in common with other women in the world, namely that they had to fight very hard for their place in the sun. For centuries they were overlooked and considered less valuable and less capable than men. There are interesting legends from prehistoric times in the Czech lands, i. She was also a prophetess who occasionally predicted the future of her homeland. The legend inspired artists, writers and musicians alike. There she stands on the hill Vysehrad, looking into the distance and seeing the skyline of Prague, predicting that Prague will one day become a very beautiful city, "whose fame will reach the heavens". The composer Bedrich Smetana wrote an opera about her in which we meet the famous countess deciding a dispute between two of her male subjects.
The eighth of March is a day dedicated to women, and therefore we have selected eight ladies from a small country right at the heart of Europe who have made it to the very top in their chosen professions. You can read more about these and others right here. Her father was a diplomat who had to flee to London before the Second World War.
The history, characteristic, evolution, and genealogies of present-day women in the Czech Republic can be traced back from many centuries before the establishment of the country now known as the Czech Republic. They have originated from ancestral Slavic settlers who had an economy that was based primarily on agriculture. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Science Technology. Arts Humanities.