Women in South Korea launch Polish-inspired pro-choice campaign to fully legalise abortion

Abortion in South Korea is technically illegal, although as many as 200,000 are performed annually.

By Sofia Lotto Persio
October 24, 2016 14:11 BST

South Korean pro-choice activists are demanding the full legalisation of abortion in the country.

Inspired by the Black Monday protests in Poland, a coalition of groups including Womad and Women's online community union have started working together on a campaign calling for people to post pictures of themselves wearing black on social media and participating in Sunday gatherings in Seoul.

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Source: IBTimes