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Poland must implement landmark European Court ruling on abortion

Headline Title:  Poland must implement European Court ruling on abortion 31 October 2012 The Polish authorities must take urgent steps to ensure women and girls have full access to sexual and reproductive health, Amnesty International said after the European Court of Human Rights found the country violated the rights of a teenage rape victim who was denied a legal abortion. In a landmark decision on Wednesday, the European Court ruled that Poland violated the rights of a 14-year-old girl who became pregnant after being raped. The girl, named as “P” in the court case, was denied access…

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