Polish citizens protest against the new abortion law – while civil society itself becomes ever more divided

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Enraged by Poland’s new abortion law, thousands of protestors filled the streets in late October. Many protests were organised by liberal civil society organisations, yet, argues Akudo McGee, it is precisely through civil society that the government has been able to exert its anti-liberal agenda

Original languageEnglish
PublisherThe Loop - European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2020


  • Abortion
  • Catholicism
  • civil society
  • political protest
  • reproductive rights
  • Poland
  • social movements

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