A report last month said the Polish government’s failing to address, prevent and combat violence against women and girls needs to be urgently addressed. Continue reading Activists urge the Polish government to redefine rape
Although misgivings about the government’s handling of the crisis contributed to a significant fall in support for the right-wing ruling party, Poles will want to quickly move on from the issue if the pandemic subsides. Continue reading How has the coronavirus pandemic crisis affected Polish politics?
Polling suggests that a record number of young Poles identify with the left following their mass mobilisation in last autumn’s abortion protests. But this is not translating into increased support for left-wing parties and may simply signify hostility towards Poland’s right-wing government. Continue reading Can younger voters revive the Polish left?
While the Visegrád Group was already losing momentum since the migration crisis, the arrival of Joe Biden in the White House will put another blow to the Central European alliance. Continue reading Could a Biden presidency split the Visegrád Group any further?
Under a new bill passed by Poland’s constitutional court last month, the country’s strict abortion laws could be extended to ban termination in all cases of fetal defects, branded “eugenical abortions” by judges. Continue reading Poland abortion ban protests sees thousand of women strike out against powers of church and state
As protests in Poland continue against a near-total ban of abortion, women in Europe take to the streets to support the fight for women’s rights. Continue reading Poland’s abortion ruling sparks mass solidarity protests across Europe
DONALD Trump will be rooting for the incumbent Law and Justice party to reign victorious in next month’s Polish elections, a leading expert has told Redaction Politics. Continue reading Polish Elections crucial to geopolitical battle between Trump and Russia, expert warns