The home of the leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party became the scene of a protest on Monday as women’s rights group opposed his recent remarks regarding the country’s low birth rate.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski had blamed the low number of births on young women drinking too much alcohol.
The prominent rights movement Women’s Strike gathered some 300 people outside Kaczynski’s Warsaw home to protest the remarks and the general erosion of women’s rights in Poland under the PiS government.
Those who showed up expressed some disappointment at the relatively low turnout. Previous protests have drawn much bigger crowds.
“I am terrified to see that we agree to all these policies, because so few people turned out today,” one protester said. “I’m afraid…