[Marxism] Polish women strike against abortion ban

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 20:44:57 MDT 2016


Wearing black as a symbol of mourning for lost reproductive rights, tens of
thousands of women in Poland and beyond took to the streets on October 3 to
protest a draconian ban on abortion
<http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/09/26/protesters-decry-polands-proposed-near-total-ban-abortion>
.

As part of "Black Monday
<https://www.facebook.com/Black-Protest-International-blackprotestinternational-1162858547117141/>,"
more than 100,000 protesters vowed to boycott work or school, and "in an
act of solidarity, a number of businesses and corporations have reportedly
pledged to shut their doors as part of the strike," *The Independent *
reported
<http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/polish-poland-women-abortion-rally-protest-all-out-black-strike-monday-demonstration-catholic-right-a7341631.html>
.

https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/polish-women-strike-against-abortion-ban



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