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Millions of Women in Poland Skipped Work Today to Fight for Women's Rights

Nearly six million women in Poland went on strike today, protesting a comprehensive ban on abortion that has begun to make its way through the country's legislature. Poland already has some of Europe's strictest abortion laws. The procedure is illegal, except for cases where the woman's life or health are in danger, or if the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest. The proposed law would ban abortion in all cases, with no exceptions, and impose a maximum 5-year prison term for women who receive the procedure.
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