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From The Socialist newspaper, 14 April 2016

"Not the church, not the state - women must decide their fate!"

Protest outside the Polish embassy against attacks on abortion rights, 9.4.16, photo Helen Pattison

Protest outside the Polish embassy against attacks on abortion rights, 9.4.16, photo Helen Pattison   (Click to enlarge)

Socialist Party members joined hundreds protesting at the Polish embassy in London on 9 April in solidarity with thousands demonstrating in Warsaw and at other embassies around the world against attacks on abortion rights.

The Polish government has announced plans to introduce a total ban on abortion. Protesters left coat hangers at the embassy, highlighting the tens of thousands of Polish women every year forced to have dangerous backstreet abortions by the already stringent laws.

A group of Irish women joined the protest after demonstrating against the prosecution of two women in Northern Ireland for procuring pills from the internet to carry out their own abortions.

The Socialist Party fights for access to free, legal and safe abortions for all.

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