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Polish Women Go on Nationwide Strike Against Proposed Abortion Ban

October 4, 2016

(The Washington Post) – Women all over Poland went on strike Monday to protest the government’s plans for a ban on abortions. It was unclear how many women participated nationally, but organizers estimated that up to 6 million women joined in the protest, according to news reports. Some protesters wore black clothes as they marched through the streets on “Black Monday.” There were counter-demonstrations, as well, with antiabortion protesters marching in white clothes to distinguish themselves from their ideological opponents.

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