Polish government acts to ban abortion despite overwhelming public opposition and protests

1st February 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

Despite demonstrations of hundreds of thousands of people, Poland has now introduced an almost complete ban on abortion. The population is broadly pro-choice – 69% of Polish people support the Women’s Strike – an organisation that campaigns in defence of abortion rights. The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party have been intent on banning even the limited abortion rights Poland previously had.

Beyond the Backstreet: Fighting for Abortion Rights 50 years on – Sat 28 Oct

24th October 2017 Socialist Action 0

To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act, Abortion Rights is organising a day of discussions and workshops and an evening of comedy, poetry and spoken word.

Saturday 28 October at the Rich Mix London
Day Event, 10:30 am – 4 pm
Evening Event, 7 pm – 10 pm

An action packed program brings together activists, journalists, politicians and performers to celebrate the legacy of the life-saving 1967 Abortion Act that dragged abortion out of the dangerous backstreet.