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“In the last week, 7 million women were on strike all over Poland to protest against the draconian law and pushed the government to back down.”― Krystyna Kacpura

The proposed law was to completely ban abortions.

Within that week, Poland’s parliament abruptly reversed their position and overwhelmingly (352 to 58) rejected the proposal.

“This victory on abortion has empowered Polish women – we’ll never be the same”― Krystyna Kacpura

theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/06/victory-abortion-rights-empowered-polish-women

Art based on photo by Getty

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