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Poland to withdraw from treaty on violence against women

Istanbul Convention contains ‘elements of an ideological nature, which we consider harmful,’ justice minister says.

Poland will begin the process of withdrawing from a treaty to prevent violence against women, which the right-wing government in Warsaw says imposes controversial ideologies about…

  • Eline Schaart
  • Politico

Zbigniew Ziobro told a news conference that his ministry would take steps next week to withdraw from the treaty, known as the Istanbul Convention, as “it contains elements of an…

Thousands of people, mostly women, protested in the capital and other cities on Friday after the…

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