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

Proposed ban would criminalise all terminations with women punishable by up to five years in prison 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.
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