I would not decide to participate in any election campaign if it were not for my deep conviction that this is actually task number one: restoring a sense of dignity, security and normality to all Polish women – said Donald Tusk in Gliwice. The head of PO also referred to the words of PiS president Jarosław Kaczyński that “a pregnant woman and a woman giving birth also have the full right to life.”
Chairman of the Civic Platform Donald Tusk during a briefing in Gliwice, he spoke on Sunday about the speech of the PiS president Jarosław Kaczyński at the Saturday convention in Końskie. – Yesterday, the whole of Poland heard truly astonishing words from Jarosław Kaczyński, who has been ruling Poland for years. Yesterday, he recognized that, and I quote here: a pregnant woman and a woman giving birth also have the right to life, said the PO leader.
As he assessed, “this is what got into the head of the leader PiS from everything that Polish women are concerned about.
Donald Tusk on “task number one”
He emphasized that women’s rights include, among others, “rights regarding health, safety and life, such as the right to the highest standards of perinatal care, the right to free and safe emergency contraception, to free anesthesia upon request during childbirth, to a dignified life when it becomes a woman is a mother and would like to return to activity as quickly as possible.
– Hence our Active Mom project, sometimes called grandma’s project (…) This whole set of women’s rights, the rights of our wives, our daughters, and soon in the case of some of our granddaughters, this is the essence of our program – he argued.
– I would not decide to return to politics at all, I would not decide to participate in any election campaign, if it were not for my deep conviction that this is actually task number one: to restore the sense of dignity, security, normality and law to all Polish women. to decide about your life, your health, your body. This is absolutely fundamental for us, Tusk added.
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