Poland already had some of the strictest abortion laws in Europe, but new changes have effectively banned them completely.
Many women now have to travel abroad to seek abortions or risk performing them at home.
It is the latest move by the ruling Law and Justice Party, that the EU has accused of a “political takeover of the judiciary and the systemic collapse of rule of law”, in a throwback to the days of communist rule.
Anja Popp has been to Poland to speak to those affected by this ban – and the politicians pushing it through.
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