31. Polish Women Write to the European Parliament
Polish Women's Lobby sent a letter yesterday to Ms Anna Zaborska, President of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Comittee of the European Parliament.
2008-01-12 17:58:38 /
32. New Initiative to Further Restrict Abortion
The Polish Ombudsman Janusz Kochanowski is considering filing the complaint to the Polish Constitutional Tribunal against the article of the anti-abortion law allowing for abortion on therapeutic grounds. He believes this article is not constitutional due to the lack of precision . His intention is to limit access to abortion if health problems are not serious enough.
2008-01-07 10:49:58 /
33. Polish New Rulers – Will They Deliver for Women’s Rights?
The Civic Platform, the winning party in the 2007 parliamentary election in Poland, made a lot of promises before the elections to the Polish public. First of all - lower taxes, easier life for business people and quick economic growth. It did not promise anything in particular to women but nevertheless many women went to vote for the party of Donald Tusk. To be more precise, one can say that they voted not so much for Tusk but rather against the infamous Kaczynski “twins”.
2007-11-25 16:30:48 /
34. Polish Elections
Poland's opposition parties have won the parliamentary elections.
2007-11-12 10:23:58 /
35. Poland Refuses OSCE Election Monitors
The Polish government has refused a request to let OSCE election observers monitor its elections on 21 October, dismissing such an obligation as "inappropriate".
2007-09-27 18:44:22 /
36. EU Rebuffs Poland on Death Penalty
The European Union rebuffed President Lech Kaczynski of Poland over his support for a return of the death penalty in the 25- nation bloc.
2007-09-27 18:36:46 /
37. Decision to Penalize Poland for Pro-Life Law
In June of this year, the Polish government appealed the ruling of a European Human Rights Court that ordered the largely pro-life nation to pay restitution to a woman who was not permitted to obtain an abortion under strict Polish abortion law. According to the Irish Times, the court yesterday rejected Poland's appeal and confirmed the previous ruling essentially granting a higher acknowledgement to European Union (EU) standards over the sovereignty of individual nations and their laws.
2007-09-27 18:24:58 /
38. Illegal Abortive Pills
The police had been observing the accused for a long time and finally intervened when the 40 year-old defendant was about to see a woman who needed a clandestine medical abortion on 12th of July.
2007-08-29 12:16:04 /
39. Fatal Transactions: Summer School
The UNIVERSITY OF WROCŁAW and FATAL TRANSACTIONS invitestudents of IR, economy and political science from Central and EasternEurope to a Summer School devoted to the contemporary problems ofAFRICA with special reference to CONFLICTS OVER NATURALRESOURCES.
2007-06-19 15:55:10 /
40. INWES Regional Symposium
We invite you for INWES Regional Symposium On Women Scientists And Engineers Of New Eu Countries And East Europe organized by the University of Wroclaw in collaboration with International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists
2007-05-31 11:11:52 /
41. Petition Poland: Hands off Human Rights
Send a message to Poland’s government that it must respect human rights for all. Sign the petition below!
2007-05-11 19:58:26 /
42. Alicja Tysiac Wins Against Polish Government
On 20th of March the European Court of Human Rights announced its verdict in favour of Alicja Tysiac, a Polish woman who was denied access to abortion although she was legally entitled to it.
2007-03-26 23:44:03 /
43. Democracy & Diversity Institute in Krakow
The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) announces itssixteenth annual Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute in Krakow,Poland, which will be held from July 9-27, 2007. Widely known for creating an intimate forum for lively but rigorous debate on critical issues of democratic life, the Instituteoffers an intensive program of study that is equivalent to a full semester of graduate study at an American University.
2007-03-19 13:08:32 /
44. The Tibetan’s Women Association
The main guest on the 2nd Polish conference about "Women in Culture. Femininity, masculinity and sexuality" was dr. B. Tsering Yeshi - The President of Tibetan Women's Association. Her guest touring performance was called "Violations of reproductive rights on Tibetan women".
2007-03-09 16:17:59 /
45. Minister’s Criticism of Abortion & Gays
Warsaw - Roman Giertych, Poland's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Friday upheld his controversial proposal to include a ban on abortion and rights for homosexuals in any possible future European constitution.
2007-03-05 14:16:26 /