The Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament, has voted down a citizen's draft law on the safe termination of pregnancy.
The leader of Women’s Strike, the organisation that spearheaded mass abortion protests last year, has presented a bill liberalising abortion laws to the Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament.
The majority of Poles support the abortion protests but the numbers are lower than in November 2020, the latest poll by Kantar research firm has shown.
Support for the ruling Law and Justice party remains strong despite protests organised by the Women's Strike movement, the results of a poll published in the Super Express tabloid on Thursday show.
The leader of Women’s Strike, the organisation that has spearheaded mass abortion protests, has said that Poland faces a “nightmare moment” when a near-total ban on abortion “becomes a fact”.
Demonstrators forced their way onto the grounds of Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal on Thursday night during protests against the introduction of a near complete ban on abortion in the country.
The Women's Strike leader on Thursday announced the launching of a "Legal Abortion - No Compromises" initiative aimed at ensuring access to abortion in Poland. The project will run its own website.
The organisation that has masterminded many of the mass protests against a top-court abortion ruling has formed a new consultative council that will be tasked with talking to the government.
The Women's Strike movement has presented plans for a mass demonstration on Friday against a recent court ruling that could lead to a near-total ban on abortion.