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Polish Protests abortion ban Protests set to intensify across Poland as abortion ban comes into effect

The National Women’s Strike in Poland called for countrywide protests after the controversial judgment by the Polish constitutional court banning abortions in case of fetal defects came into effect on Wednesday

As protests continue, Polish government takes a step back in implementing anti-abortion law

Women’s groups and progressive sections are continuing to hold massive protests across Poland against the anti-abortion ruling by the country’s constitutional court.

“The fight for abortion has been the struggle of Polish women for generations”

Last week’s ruling in the Constitutional Court placing further restrictions on abortion access in Poland sent a shockwave through society and brought tens of thousands on to the streets in protest

“My body, my choice”: hundreds march in Alabama against anti-abortion law

Protesters said the law would make abortion unsafe and disproportionately affect the State’s marginalized communities. There have been calls to boycott Alabama in the aftermath

Alabama abortion bill protest Alabama Senate passes bill that almost completely bans abortion

The legislation makes the performance of abortion by any medical professional a class A felony,  punishable by 10 to 99 years in prison

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