Locked content Thousands protests on the International Women’s Day

Several thousand people, mostly females took to the streets in dozens of Polish cities to protest against current Law and Justice (PiS) government and demanded equal rights, including birth control rights, equal pay and “country free from superstitions.” Referring to Catholic Church-inspired conserv...

Black Monday: Polish women go on strike against abortion ban

Thousands of women across Poland have gone on strike to protest against proposals for a total ban on abortion. They marched through the streets of Warsaw and other Polish cities wearing black as a sign of mourning for their reproductive rights. Women opposed to the ban stayed away from work and scho...