View research View latest news Sign up for updates. Metrics details. Reproductive health is a part of a comprehensive definition of complete physical, mental and social well-being.
Both male and female same-sex sexual activity are legal in Poland. This was formally codified in , and Poland introduced an equal age of consent for homosexuals and heterosexuals, which was set at No protections for health services, hate crimes and hate speech exist, however. In , the Supreme Court ruled that it is illegal to deny goods and services on the basis of sexual orientation. However, this judgement was overturned on appeal.
How is sex education taught in Poland? Are these classes compulsory? In terms of law, sex education in Polish public schools appeared in , when the Act of 7 January on Family Planning, Protection of Human Foetus and Pregnancy Termination came into force. Article 4 1 states that courses on the sexual life of an individual, principles of conscious and responsible parenthood, the value of the family, life in the prenatal phase, as well as on methods and measures of conscious procreation shall be introduced into school curricula.