Nov 2, 2020
By Joanna Plucinska and Alicja Ptak
WARSAW (Reuters) - As Poland's abortion protests continue into a second week, their top organiser, Marta Lempart, says she is grateful for a clear role model to the East - Belarus's opposition movement.
Tens of thousands have gathered across Poland, with the largest protests on Friday in Warsaw, since the Constitutional Tribunal further limited the country's already restrictive abortion laws, making terminations due to foetal abnormalities illegal.
EASTERN EUROPE / CENTRAL ASIA – Regional Conference on Bringing the WHO Recommendations on Safe Abortion and Family Planning Closer to Women in Countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia
by International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion
December 18, 2018
Chisinau, Moldova, 15-16 November 2018
Organised by the Reproductive Health Training Centre, Moldova, with support from the Safe Abortion Action Fund
There were 65 participants. The meeting was in Russian with simultaneous translation in English. Participants included health professionals, health policymakers and NGO representatives from 11 counties in the region – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Russia.