Why Women in Poland Are Protesting Over Abortion

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Including the protests that took place earlier this week.
Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy, Teen Vogue
Oct 27, 2016 4:26PM EDT

For the past month, thousands of women have been staging protests all across Poland in response to proposed additional restrictions to abortion access in the country, which already has some of the most restrictive abortion laws of all of Europe. Right now in Poland, abortion is illegal in all cases except those involving rape, incest, danger to the pregnant woman’s life, or severe fetal abnormalities, but the most recent proposed legislation would ban abortion in all cases except when the woman’s life is in immediate danger.

Here’s what you need to know about the protests happening in Poland right now.

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Source: Teen Vogue