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Protest Against Polish Abortion Plan Comes to New York

Like millions of Polish women, Jagoda Mielcarek went on strike over a strict anti-abortion proposal that, if passed, many believe will threaten the lives of women in Poland. Because she could not be in her home country, the 23-year-old hospitality management student organized a New York City solidarity protest with the October 3 “Black Monday” action that saw an estimated 6 million women in Poland go on strike.
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