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'Black Monday' in Poland: women strike over proposed total abortion ban

Polish women donned black, waved black flags and took to Poland's streets on Monday, boycotting jobs and classes as part of a nationwide strike to protest a legislative proposal for a total ban on abortion. Many men — public figures among them — joined the thousands of women on the streets of Warsaw,...
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Thousands of women took to the streets of Poland to protest a proposed law that would almost totally ban abortions in this strictly Catholic country. Wearing black, linking arms and marching under the banner #CzarnyProtest, or Black...

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Polish women go on nationwide strike against proposed abortion ban

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LONDON — Women all over Poland went on strike Monday to protest the government's plans for a total ban on abortions. It was unclear how many women participated nationally, but organizers estimated that up to 6 million women joined i...

Polish women strike over planned abortion ban

Health : The Guardian: Health

Women stay away from workplaces in anger over proposal that would criminalise all terminations in country Women wearing black clothes and waving black flags are demonstrating across Poland, boycotting their jobs and classes as part ...

Polish Women Hold 'Black Monday' Strike To Protest Proposed Abortion Ban

News : The Two-Way

Abortion is already illegal in Poland, with exceptions for rape, incest and the mother's life. Legislators are proposing a total ban, prompting thousands of women to boycott work and school on Monday.

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