A mayor is offering locals a ‘very attractive reward’ if they have a baby boy, after it was discovered that only girls have been born in a village for the last 12 years.
The village of Miejsce Odrzańskie, in the south of Poland near the border with the Czech Republic, has less than 300 hundred inhabitants, and most are female.
The last boy to be born in the village, and who still lives there, was 12 years ago.
Tomasz Golasz, head of the volunteer fire brigade – which is also staffed mainly by women – said: ‘It has been going on for several decades. Read more