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Strengthening Human Rights for Women and Men in Matters Relating to Sexual Behavior and Reproduction

From: Journal of Women's History
Volume 5, Number 3, Winter 1994
pp. 91-99 | 10.1353/jowh.2010.0152

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Strengthening Human Rights for Women and Men in Matters Relating to Sexual Behavior and Reproduction
Eleonora Zielinska

Eleonora Zielinska is professor of criminal law at the University of Warsaw. She has published two books on abortion (1986 and 1990, in Polish) and the articles "Abortion in Eastern Europe" in Cole and Frankowski, eds. Abortion and Protection of the Human Fetus (1987) and "Recent Trends in Abortion Legislation in Eastern Europe, with particular Reference to Poland," Criminal Law Forum 4, no. 1 (1993): 47-93, both in English. She has also written many other articles in Polish on the subjects of abortion, sterilization, and other topics related to criminal and medieval law.

Jolanta Plakwicz

Jolanta Plakwicz is a co-founder of the Polish Feminist Association. She lives and works in Warsaw.

Notes

This article has been prepared for the Council of Europe, Committee on Equality Between Men and Women (published in the Council's documents).

1. "Women in Contemporary Poland: Chances and Threats," Women's Parliamentary Conference, Warsaw, December 1990, (unpublished documents), 7. [End Page 98]

2. "Legal Situation of Women in Poland," Governmental Plenipotentiary for Women's Affairs, Report, Warsaw, November 1990, 5ff.

3. Editors' note: See Wanda Novicka in this issue on abortion.

4. Zbigniew Lew-Starowicz, "Seks nietypowy," Warsaw 1988, 53. [End Page 99]

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