Tag: Poland abortion restrictions

Center Continues Work to Ensure Access to Lawful Abortion Care in Poland

The Center’s joint submission leads to decision by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers recognizing Poland’s failure to comply with judgments in three cases.

Conviction of Polish Human Rights Defender Sets Dangerous Precedent

The Center condemns the conviction of Justyna Wydrzyńska for helping a woman access abortion medication.

Center and Partners File Third-Party Submissions to European Court of Human Rights in Cases Challenging Poland’s Abortion Restrictions

The Center and international human rights partners intervene in three groups of cases challenging Poland's restrictive abortion law.

In Poland, “Women Are Paying A High Price For The Rule Of Law Crisis”

France24 reported on a top European court’s decision allowing the European Union to block funds to member states that don’t follow EU laws. Poland, which has regressed on human rights–including reproductive rights–in recent years, is at risk of losing EU funding because of the ruling. The Center’s Regional Director for Europe, Leah Hoctor, told France24, […]