Locked content Thousands protest against proposed abortion ban

Thousands took to the streets in several Polish cities on Sunday to protest against a proposed full ban on abortion backed by Poland’s ruling party leaders. “My body, my business,” “No to torturing women,” “Hell of women continues,” read the banners carried ...

Locked content Sejm rejects citizens’ initiative to ban abortion

As many as 206 MPs were against the citizens’ project to completely ban abortion in Poland, while 178 MPs backed the motion and 10 abstained. Poland’s abortion law permits the procedure only if the pregnancy is a result of rape or incest, if the mother’s life is endangered, or if the fet...

Locked content Abortion drone came to Poland

Non-profit organization Women on Waves flew an “abortion drone” carrying medical abortion pills from Germany to Poland on Saturday. The drone set off from the German town of Frankfurt an der Oder and flew across the river to the Polish town of Słubice. Once the package was dropped on the...