Polish women vow to give up SEX, cooking and cleaning as they revolt over abortion ban
The walk-out, which is planned for tomorrow, will see half the Polish population dressed in black as they take to the streets to protest the new law.
The proposed bill would mean women in the deeply Catholic country could face up to five years in jail if they carry out a termination, while any medical staff involved could also be prosecuted.
Women in 60 Polish cities have already mobilised, dubbing the strike "the black protest", with nearly six million expected to take part. Women in several other European countries have pledged to strike in support of their Polish... read more
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