Warsaw(AFP)— Feminist activists on Saturday sent a drone from Germany to Poland carrying abortion pills to highlight the staunchly Catholic country’s restrictive abortion laws.
The pills are not available in Poland and Jula Gaweda of the feminist organisation Feminoteka said that two Polish women — who were not pregnant — swallowed them as part of the “symbolic” stunt organised by Dutch pro-choice campaign group Women on Waves.
“The operation went well,” Gaweda told AFP.
“It’s a symbolic operation designed to show that just a few kilometres (between the take-off and the landing site) can be a gulf in terms of respect for women’s rights, reproductive rights which are human rights,” she said, adding that the pills were provided by a Dutch gynaecologist.
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