Poland's Reproductive Services

Main

Sterilization illegal

1932 - 2012

Separation Church and State

1947 - 1989

Abortion permitted

1956 - 1993

Offer pp contraception

1959

Emersion of private sector

1970

Catholic Church Govt. Alliances

1989

State socialism collapse

1989

Increased privitasation

1989

80% women work/educated

1989

Medical Code of Ethics

1991

Federation for women and family planning

1992

Severely restricted abortion

1993 - 2012

Clandestine, pvt abortions increae

1993 - 2012

Concordat Solidarity and Church

1993 - 2012

Joins E.U.

1994

Conscious Clause

1996 - 2012

Abortion permitted for social reasons

1996 - 1997

Profession of Physician Act (conscious objection)

1996

Guarantee protection of health and equal access

1997

Anti-abortion legislation

1997

Criminal penalties for MD damaging fetus from ap test

1999 - 2012

Limited OCP

1999

No insurance for BC

2002 - 2012

65% women employed

2012

Fertility rates

Fertility rate 2.1

1989

Fertility rate 1.22

2002

Fertility rate 1.27

2008