What’s Current: Women’s rights group blocks bridges across UK in protest of cuts to domestic violence services for women of colour

Sisters Uncut block Waterloo Bridge in London. Image: Natasha Quarmby/Rex/Shutterstock
Sisters Uncut marched down the Strand to block Waterloo Bridge in London. Image: Natasha Quarmby/Rex/Shutterstock

On Sunday, 600 women from the anti-domestic violence group Sisters Uncut set off flares and blocked traffic on bridges in London, Newcastle, Glasgow, and Bristol. The protest was in response to cuts to services for women of colour who are victims of domestic violence.

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist from Vancouver, BC. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, Quillette, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and is now exiled in Mexico with her very photogenic dog.