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polish politics, right-wing government, domestic abuse, (-) 

Polish right-wing government wants to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention on violence against women:
theguardian.com/world/2020/jul

This comes at a time of lockdowns causing dramatic increase of domestic abuse cases and limiting options survivors have for seeking help, and two weeks after the right-wing incumbent president got narrowly re-elected, solidifying government's control in .

Revolting.

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polish politics, right-wing government, domestic abuse, (-) 

@rysiek

wait what

polish politics, right-wing government, domestic abuse, (-) 

@selea because the convention against women "forces schools to teach kids gender ideology".

That's literally the excuse.

polish politics, right-wing government, domestic abuse, (-) 

@rysiek

haha, what the fuck is happening - why is the world going backwards"

polish politics, right-wing government, domestic abuse, (-) 

@selea Because people are acting strongly and consciously to effect that.
@rysiek

@CSB sarcasm, surely?

Throwing Poland out of the EU would only make the right-wing bigots stronger and more out of control, and allow them to finally dismantle the last remaining features of a democratic state.

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