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Strike over Polish abortion ban forces U-turn

Strike over Polish abortion ban forces U-turn

Posted: Mon, 03 Oct 2016

Massive demonstrations in Poland have resulted in a government U-turn over a law which would have criminalised abortion on all grounds except to save the life of the mother.

Don’t wear red clothes or short skirts, ultra-orthodox rabbi tells Jewish women

Don’t wear red clothes or short skirts, ultra-orthodox rabbi tells Jewish women

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2016

In a letter sent to 5000 homes, an ultra-orthodox rabbi warned women in Stamford Hill not to wear "eye-catching" clothes, telling them to dress modestly, avoiding bright colours and short skirts.

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