In Poland, New Restrictive Abortion Ruling Prompts Widespread Backlash

On October 22nd Poland’s constitutional court ruled that abortion in cases of severe fetal deformities was unconstitutional. This ruling further restricted access to abortion in what was already one of the most difficult European nations to have the procedure. In response to the ruling, citizens in the nation’s capital, Warsaw, took to the streets in protest.

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Rape and Subsequent Death of Dalit Woman Sparks Pain, Outrage in India

A 19 year old woman from the Dalit community died in the hospital after a two week struggle for her life. She was raped and strangled on the 15th and admitted to a hospital in her home state of Uttar Pradesh, but her condition was so critical she was brought to New Delhi to be treated.

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