Polish women strike over near-total abortion ban

Opponents of the ruling argue it puts women’s lives at risk by forcing them to carry unviable pregnancies.

28 Oct 2020

Women in Poland walked off the job and hit the streets nationwide on Wednesday, the seventh straight day of mass protests over a court ruling to impose a near-total abortion ban in the country.

Despite tight coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings, Poland has seen huge rallies against the ruling in both more liberal urban areas and traditionally conservative smaller towns.

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