Women to go on strike in Poland in protest at planned abortion law

Women to go on strike in Poland in protest at planned abortion law
 

Tens of thousands of women are expected to go on strike across Poland in protest against a new law that would effectively ban abortion.
Poland already has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe, with terminations legally permitted only when the life of the foetus is under threat, when there is a grave threat to the health of the mother, and in the instance that the pregnancy resulted from rape or incest.
Were the proposed ban to be enacted, all terminations would be criminalised, with women punishable with up to five years in prison. Doctors found to have assisted with a... read more

 
2 October 2016 in Health, Views: 35
Source: Guardian
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