Online protests against Poland's abortion law become stronger

“I think that online [protests] are equally important – maybe even more important now, because of the pandemic,” says Dominika Kasprowicz from Strajk Kobiet, a Polish women’s rights social movement campaigning against curbs to abortion access.

The group has been very active recently, both online and offline, fighting new and extreme changes to Poland’s abortion law.

In late October, the country’s Constitutional Tribunal ruled that abortions in Poland in cases where the foetus is severely deformed is unconstitutional, a move which will effectively ban abortion in the conservative country.

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