Weronika Grzebalska

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Today, Donald J Trump, the New York City real estate mogul whose outsider campaign led to an upset electoral victory became the 45th President of the United States.

The Conversation Global has invited a panel of international scholars – many of whom also shared their reactions to Trump’s win – to reflect on his presidency and assess its significance for their region.

As a candidate, Trump’s campaign promises included building a border wall with Mexico and banning Muslims immigrants from the US. As president-elect, he called NATO “obsolete” and the European Union “basically a vehicle for Germany”, put the One China policy up for negotiation, and threatened to renegotiate most trade agreements.…  Seguir leyendo »

In the women’s movement in Central Europe, there are few moments to celebrate. Polish women successfully preventing a total ban on abortion from coming into law recently was one of them.

While we may praise the success of Polish women’s “black protest” – where women across the country went on strike and dressed in black to mourn the loss of their reproductive rights – one troubling question remains unanswered.

Why did an EU member state even consider forcing women to carry deformed fetuses and imprisoning doctors for terminating pregnancies?

The popular view voiced by the Polish opposition – that the governing Law and Justice Party (PiS) wants to bring back the Middle Ages – is insufficient.…  Seguir leyendo »

Dans tout le pays, des femmes ont fait la grève et se sont vêtues de noir, en signe de deuil pour leurs droits menacés. Il y a lieu de se réjouir que ce « lundi noir » ait porté ses fruits. Cependant, une question troublante reste en suspens. Comment est-il possible qu’un pays membre de l’UE puisse songer à forcer des femmes à porter des enfants malformés ou à emprisonner les médecins qui pratiquent l’avortement ?

En guise de réponse, l’opposition polonaise clame que le parti au pouvoir, PiS, veut revenir au Moyen Age. Une théorie populaire mais peu satisfaisante, qui repose sur le mythe d’une histoire de la libération des femmes faite de contrecoups politiques, où les progrès constants vers l’égalité des sexes seraient interrompus par des embûches qu’il faudrait surmonter par l’action commune.…  Seguir leyendo »