Monday, 18 November 2019

New debate erupts over use of -ová suffix in Czech female surnames

Radio Prague |
13 September 2019

Should Czech women be able to choose whether or not to use the ending -ová in their surname? A debate over the question has flared up again after the cabinet approved a draft law on birth registers, which denies women the possibility to do so. The Pirate Party calls it discriminatory and wants to reverse the decision in the Lower House.