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Polish government signals U-turn on total abortion ban

Minister says women’s protests ‘taught us humility’ and conservative leadership will withdraw support for controversial move A proposed total abortion ban in Poland will not be implemented, a member of the government has said, describing mass protests against the ban as a lesson in humility for the country’s leadership. Jaros?aw Gowin, the minister of science and higher education, said on Wednesday that the protests by women have “caused us to think and taught us humility”.
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