Whats Current: Man charged in Amanda Todd case convicted of abusing dozens of young girls

Aydin Coban, the 38 year old Dutch man facing extortion and child pornography charges in Canada related to his abuse of Amanda Todd, has been sentenced to 11 years in jail for his online attacks on dozens of other young girls.

Saudi Arabia launches a girls’ council — without any women.

The President of the United States started a twitter fight with Snoop Dogg (because that’s a thing we have to deal with now). Bow Wow intervenes on his uncle’s behalf, threatening to “pimp” the first lady if her husband doesn’t shut up.

Jeanenne Fontaine has been murdered in Winnipeg. She was the cousin of Tina Fontaine, a teen whose death became one of the highest profile cases of murdered Indigenous women in Canada when her body was found in the Red River in 2014.

Thousands of Romanian women are suffering horrendous abuse as migrant workers on Sicilian farms.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: “Beware of Feminism Lite.”

Susan Cox

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