Poland

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Online protests against Poland's abortion law become stronger

Posted Tue 12 Jan 2021 - 10:12 | 2,902 views

New changes to Poland's abortion law could effectively ban abortion. Online protests have been building momentum to counter the force of the government, even as the pandemic rages on in Europe.

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Polish protests against abortion ban during covid-19

Posted Wed 15 Jul 2020 - 14:59 | 2,600 views

Even as the world reels under the impact of the global pandemic, women in Poland have to protest against draconian and restrictive amendments to the abortion law that would make getting an abortion far more difficult than it already is.

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Discourse online and onground around LGBTI rights in Poland

Posted Thu 27 Jun 2019 - 14:41 | 3,598 views

In Eastern Europe there is a spread of anti-gender discourse and in this context the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex (LGBTI) people is precarious. This article explores the protection for free speech, religion and for LGBTI rights in Poland. 

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Propping up patriarchy: Threats of the growing anti-gender movement

Posted Thu 13 Jun 2019 - 07:55 | 7,563 views

Across Brazil, Bulgaria, Poland and at the international level there is a vicious and concerted attempt to dilute the language around gender in policy and UN mechanisms which targets any gains in gender equality, advocates exclusion of LGBTIQ people and restrictions on sexual and reproductive rights. The attack on gender is real and here, what are we going to do about it?

Publication

UNDP Best Practices and Know-How in ICT for Development

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:23 | 4,349 views
A publication on UNDP Best Practices and Know-How in ICT for Development contains a collection of knowledge-based best practices accumulated by UNDP in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). <br />