by Ann Furedi Chief Executive of BPAS
24 September 2016, The Telegraph
Women in Poland already face harsh restrictions on abortion. To end a pregnancy safely usually means a journey abroad to a more liberal country, or the payment of an extortionate sum to one of the many private doctors who condemn abortion in public, while profiteering from it in private.
Unlike in Britain, where the abortion laws are currently interpreted liberally, in Poland they are incredibly conservative.
So conservative, in fact, that some women have been compelled to continue pregnancies in the face of serious illness.
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Source: The Telegraph