What’s Current: Proposed Poland abortion ban postponed following demonstrations

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  • Women’s rights activists protested a Polish draft law that attempted to impose a near-total abortion ban. Lawmakers have postponed a final decision on the proposal.
  • The alleged sexual assault of a teenager by a powerful Chinese lawyer and oil executive prompted outrage over China’s handling of the sexual abuse of women and children, leading to calls to raise the age of consent from 14.
  • Several nations that effectively responded to the COVID-19 pandemic are led by women.
  • The ACLU of Idaho is challenging a new state law that bans trans-identified male student athletes from competing in girls’ sports.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.

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