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Solidarity with Polish Women – Abortion Rights in Poland  

Solidarity with Polish Women – Abortion Rights in Poland   

Many feminists across Europe have shown solidarity with Polish women following a proposed legislation that would completely ban or extremely limit the right to abortion. What were the reactions in Poland? And is it possible that the issue only is used to divert public attention from other worrying developments in Polish politics?

What are the roles of Polish women in politics? 

What are the roles of Polish women in politics? 

Last year’s parliamentary elections introduced a record number of women to the Polish Parliament, as well as the third female Prime Minister. However the Polish political scene still remains dominated by men, and the idea of female politicians as “puppets” is widely talked about.

(Un)Equal Parents? Combining family and work in Poland

(Un)Equal Parents? Combining family and work in Poland

Childcare and housework are still almost exlusively taken on by women in Poland. Contrary to popular belief, the problem is very deep-rooted in Polish society. Four factors are the main reasons for this.

Ignoring the subject: the discussion about VAW in Poland

Ignoring the subject: the discussion about VAW in Poland

Poles do not want to know: One of the fundamental issues surrounding violence against women in Poland is a lack of sensitivity combined with a general aversion to the subject.

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