What’s Current: #HappyToBleed protest against tampon ‘luxury item’ tax turns Zurich fountains blood red

Activists in Zurich dyed 13 fountains blood red as part of the #happytobleed action protesting the high rate of tax that is placed on tampons.

The fight continues: Poland ruling party attempts to revive ban on abortion. Polish politician Jaroslaw Kaczynski says:

“We will strive to ensure that even in pregnancies when a child is sure to die, strongly deformed, women end up giving birth so that the child can be baptized, buried, and have a name.”

A girl under 15 is married every seven seconds.

Women protestors storm Trump Tower.

It appears that the work of feminism is never done as American men call to repeal the 19th amendment, in order to take away women’s right to vote.



Susan Cox

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