What's Current: Women in Chile can be arrested if suspected of having an abortion

Congolese hospital sees rise in rape of girls as young as 18 months.

Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters
Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

Chile abortion arrest: sick woman is reported to police after going to hospital.

In Turkey, not even posters of women are safe from male violence.

“The law that is supposed to protect your right to talk about pay doesn’t actually work.” “Salary Secrecy” prevents women from realizing they’re being paid less than their male colleagues.

Socialist Resistance commissioned two articles on the gender/transgender debate in order to encourage productive discussion.

This day in Women’s History: paying tribute to the victims of the Triangle Fire.

It’s Gloria Steinem’s birthday! Happy 81st, sister.


Susan Cox is a recovering academic in Philosophy, turned journalist, living in Toronto, Canada. Follow her @Blasfemmey. Got articles for What’s Current? Email [email protected].

Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.