Reproductive Rights in Poland

Globally, there are approximately 99 million unintended pregnancies and 25 million unsafe abortions every year. Many of these abortions result in needless suffering, mental anguish, social ostracization, and even death.

It may come as a surprise then that many still to this day — and despite the obvious harm illegal abortions cause — further stifle the global quest to provide women with the safety they deserve when accessing legal abortion in their home country.

The most recent case of stifled progress that has gained international attention is from…