THE BLACK PROTEST

For one full day in October 1975, 90% of Icelandic women refused to work—and that included cooking, cleaning, and looking after children—to protest gender discrimination. The protest was a remarkable success, becoming a turning point in how women were viewed in the country. More than four decades later, thousands of Polish women, inspired by the…

via Clad in black, Polish women refused to go to work to protest a proposed abortion ban — Quartz

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