The abortion debate in Poland heats up again with newly proposed bill

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The abortion debate in Poland heats up again with newly proposed bill

January 22, 2018
By Karolina Chorvath

Last week across Poland, thousands of women took to the streets in the Déjà Vu Strajk Kobiet, or, Déjà Vu of the 2016 Polish Women's Strike.

In October 2016, Polish women stood in the pouring rain and freezing temperatures to protest a proposed bill that would ban abortion in the staunchly Catholic country. Ostensibly in response to international pressure, days later, the Polish government rejected the legislation.

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