Empire to Republic | Poland’s Women Take to the Streets

Two years after the first Black Protest, a new wave of Polish feminism gathers steam, raising awareness not only about abortion rights, but empowering women in all aspects of their lives. Seen from the outside, the protests may seem in vain. After two years of organizing and demonstrating, of speeches, articles and internet campaigns, and […]
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Katarzyna Piasecka
A Polish correspondent & editor at the European online magazine Cafebabel.com, former real estate editor at Warsaw Business Journal and a freelance journalist at Vice Polska. She is also an artist at self-founded Pia’s Collages.

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