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Thousands of Polish women go on strike to protest abortion ban

Women in Poland are waging a nationwide strike boycotting school and jobs to protest the introduction of a total ban on abortion.  SEE ALSO: Women in Europe are uniting to fight anti-abortion laws In an event dubbed "Black Monday," thousands of women avoided workplaces and schools, and businesses closed their doors to protest a new law that would criminalise all terminations in Poland.
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