Campaigners fear that stark legislative proposals are helping to normalise a repressive discourse around reproductive rights in which concessions may be inevitable
31 July 2020
Defying the Coronavirus pandemic, women gathered on the streets of Bratislava, Liptovský Mikuláš, Banská Bystrica, and Košice in Slovakia, on 7 July, protesting the latest attack on their reproductive rights.
The women wore protective face masks and carried placards demanding that the Government not introduce restrictions to abortion law that threaten their freedom.
Miroslava German Sirotnikova
July 13, 2020
An economic crisis looms and the coronavirus pandemic is ongoing – but the most pressing issue on the minds of many Slovak lawmakers is limiting women’s reproductive rights.
This week, the Slovak parliament is debating, and likely to adopt, a new package of laws further limiting women’s access to abortion.