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Latest items for Poland

Jan. 18, 2018, 5:27 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-2

"The Stop Abortion civic committee has drafted a bill that would lead to a complete ban and a new criminal offence of “prenatal murder”. This will introduce a penalty of three to five years in prison for women, doctors and anyone helping a woman to perform an abortion. Even if the abortion is unintentional, the penalty will be up to three years in prison" (para 13). It’s not yet clear if they will succeed but the legislative initiative is currently awaiting a decision from the parliament’s speaker on whether it will be registered. If successful, the Stop Abortion committee will have three months to collect 100,000 signatures to ensure that...more
Jan. 18, 2018, 5:27 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ABO-PRACTICE-1

“Now, attempts are underway to introduce a total ban on abortion in Poland...But many Poles, already alarmed by a spate of actions that appear to endanger civil liberties, are taking to the streets” (para 3). "The number of legal abortions carried out remains very small. That’s partly because the grounds on which a procedure can be requested are so restrictive, and partly because obtaining an abortion remains very difficult because of the so-called conscience clause, which allows medical staff to refuse to perform an abortion if it goes against their personal beliefs" (para 9). "These attempts to mobilise support in favour of restricting abortion yet further are, however, being fiercely...more
Jan. 18, 2018, 5:27 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ABO-DATA-1

“Official statistics are hard to come by, but the Federation for Women and Family Planninghas estimated that around 150,000 illegal abortions are carried out each year” (para 8).
Jan. 18, 2018, 5:27 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-3

"These attempts to mobilise support in favour of restricting abortion yet further are, however, being fiercely resisted. There have been mass protests across Poland and even a show of support in London, with more action planned (para 15).
Jan. 18, 2018, 5:27 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

“Now, attempts are underway to introduce a total ban on abortion in Poland...But many Poles, already alarmed by a spate of actions that appear to endanger civil liberties, are taking to the streets” (para 3). " The letter calls upon all people, parliamentarians and government officials to ensure the legal protection of “unborn children”. In a church in the Gdańsk region, women and men walked out of a service in protest" (para 12). "These attempts to mobilise support in favour of restricting abortion yet further are, however, being fiercely resisted. There have been mass protests across Poland and even a show of support in London, with more action planned" (para...more
Jan. 18, 2018, 5:27 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

“Now, attempts are underway to introduce a total ban on abortion in Poland...But many Poles, already alarmed by a spate of actions that appear to endanger civil liberties, are taking to the streets” (para 3). " The letter calls upon all people, parliamentarians and government officials to ensure the legal protection of “unborn children”. In a church in the Gdańsk region, women and men walked out of a service in protest (para 12). "These attempts to mobilise support in favour of restricting abortion yet further are, however, being fiercely resisted. There have been mass protests across Poland and even a show of support in London, with more action planned" (para...more
Jan. 18, 2018, 5:27 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: RISW-PRACTICE-1

"The Stop Abortion civic committee has drafted a bill that would lead to a complete ban and a new criminal offence of “prenatal murder”. This will introduce a penalty of three to five years in prison for women, doctors and anyone helping a woman to perform an abortion. Even if the abortion is unintentional, the penalty will be up to three years in prison" (para 13). It’s not yet clear if they will succeed but the legislative initiative is currently awaiting a decision from the parliament’s speaker on whether it will be registered. If successful, the Stop Abortion committee will have three months to collect 100,000 signatures to ensure that...more
Jan. 18, 2018, 5:27 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ABO-LAW-1

“Abortion is only legally permissible under certain strict conditions. If the pregnancy constitutes a threat to the life or health of a woman, if prenatal examination indicates heavy, irreversible damage of the embryo, or if an incurable illness threatens the embryo’s viability, then it is legal. It is also legal if there is justified suspicion that the pregnancy is the result of an illegal act – but that must be confirmed by a prosecutor” (para 6). “The law was briefly liberalised in 1996 to allow for abortions on social grounds until the 12th week of pregnancy. But that decision was ruled unconstitutional, and the country reverted to previous legislation” (para...more
Nov. 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, Guinea, Honduras, Iceland, Laos, North Korea, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Uruguay
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

According to AgeOfConsent's data, the legal age of consent is 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Nov. 10, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Angola, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"There were an estimated 50,000 to 60,000 North Korean citizens working as overseas laborers, primarily in Russia and China. The UN Special Rapporteur on the DPRK noted that, while most were sent to Russia and China to work, they were also reportedly found in Algeria, Angola, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Numerous NGOs noted that these citizens were in conditions of forced labor. NGO reports indicated the laborers were managed by the government as a matter of state policy and were under constant and close surveillance by DPRK security agents. Laborers worked between 12 and 16 hours...more
Nov. 10, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Angola, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"There were an estimated 50,000 to 60,000 North Korean citizens working as overseas laborers, primarily in Russia and China. The UN Special Rapporteur on the DPRK noted that, while most were sent to Russia and China to work, they were also reportedly found in Algeria, Angola, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Numerous NGOs noted that these citizens were in conditions of forced labor"(17).This data does not specifically mention women but if trafficking is occuring, women may be especially vulnerable (ENB-Coder Comment)more
Nov. 10, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

"There were an estimated 50,000 to 60,000 North Korean citizens working as overseas laborers, primarily in Russia and China. The UN Special Rapporteur on the DPRK noted that, while most were sent to Russia and China to work, they were also reportedly found in Algeria, Angola, Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Numerous NGOs noted that these citizens were in conditions of forced labor. NGO reports indicated the laborers were managed by the government as a matter of state policy and were under constant and close surveillance by DPRK security agents. Laborers worked between 12 and 16 hours...more
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

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