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Poland Abandoning Commitment to Women

Click to expand Image Protesters with a banner reading "Women's Strike" take part in a rally against the Polish government’s plans to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention on prevention and combating of domestic violence, in Warsaw, Poland, July 24, 2020.  © 2020 AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski Poland’s justice minister Zbigniew Ziobro confirmed on Saturday that he will pursue withdrawal from a landmark European treaty on violence against women. This is a worrying policy move on the part of the government, led by the Law and Justice party, and one with far-reaching consequences. Law and Justice…

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