A Black Monday strike in Poland - Socialist Worker Online

On October 3, Polish women went on a nationwide strike in protest of a repressive new law that would ban abortion in all cases. As part of "Black Monday," thousands of women--joined by many men as well--wore black, waved black flags, boycotted jobs and ...

Polish women protest proposal to ban abortions in almost all cases - Los Angeles Times

A girl waves a black flag as people take part in a nationwide strike and demonstration to protest against a legislative proposal for a total ban of abortion on Oct. 3, 2016, in Warsaw. (Janek Skarzynski / AFP /Getty). By Ann M. Simmons. Europe ...

Powerful Photos Show What Happens When Laws Mess With Women's Right To Choose - Elite Daily

The proposed law would basically ban abortions completely in the European country. Right now, the law is that abortion is only allowed in the cases of rape, incest and medical threat to the mother's life. But the proposed law goes further, apparently ...

Thousands of women go on strike to protest Poland's proposed abortion ban - Mashable

Polish women wear black clothing to signify their grief at the prospective loss of their reproductive rights. Image: Sipa USA via AP. 2016%2f09%2f16%2fe7%2fhttpsd2mhye01h4nj2n.cloudfront.netmediazgkymde1lzex.0212f By Rachel Thompson Oct 03, 2016.

Protesters in Poland Rally Against Proposal for Total Abortion Ban - New York Times

A proposal to ban abortions in Poland, even in cases of rape and when a woman's life is in danger, sparked so-called Black Monday rallies in several European cities. By NATALIA V. OSIPOVA on Publish Date October 3, 2016. Photo by Radek ...

Why people around the world are wearing black to support Polish women - Revelist (blog)

Update 10/5, 10:25 am: Polish government officials announced that the Black Monday protests held earlier this week have caused conservative members of parliament to withdraw support for the total ban on abortion. “[The proposal] caused us to think and ...

Women march against Poland's proposed abortion ban - CNN International

(CNN) Millions of Polish women staged a nationwide strike Monday against a proposed ban on all abortions in the country. Many took the day off work and school and did not do domestic chores in a day of action inspired by a 1975 women's strike in Iceland.

Millions Mourn the Loss of Women's Rights in Poland - Sputnik International

Millions have taken to the streets across Poland, and across the globe, as part of the Black Monday strikes, protesting against new abortion laws currently proceeding through the Polish Parliament. Poland already has some of the most restrictive ...

Thousands of Polish women are going on strike and wearing black to protest a new anti-abortion law - Business Insider UK

Thousands of women are expected to go on strike in Poland on Monday (3 October) to protest against a government bill effectively banning them from having abortions. Women will refuse to go to work on Monday, not send their daughters to school, and wear ...