The Swedish Green Party in the southern region of Skåne has proposed that taxpayers pay for subsidies for Polish women who travel to the country for abortions.
The Green party want Swedish taxpayers to help subsides abortions for Polish women after a Polish court struck down a provision in the law that allowed doctors to perform abortions of children with disabilities last month. Poland only allows abortion in cases of rape, incest, and danger to the mother’s life.
Mätta Ivarsson, group leader of the Green Party in Skåne, commented on her party’s new proposal, telling broadcaster SVT: “Poles should know that they are not alone in this fight. Polish women should also have the right to their own body.”
“After a long and stubborn struggle, Swedish women have had the right to their bodies protected by law. But that has not always been the case. It is not too long ago that