Black Monday: Women in Poland go on strike on against abortion ban
Some businesses in Poland have closed for the day as thousands of women go on strike to protest against proposals for a total ban on abortion.
Women who oppose the ban will stay away from work and school and refuse to do domestic chores, in a protest inspired by a women's strike in Iceland in 1975.
It is unclear how many women will take part in the action and how widespread it will be beyond big cities.
Anti-abortion protests are being held around the country too.
Women wearing black took to the streets of the capital city, Warsaw, in a pro-choice march on what they call "Black... read more
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