Bertrand Charest, a former ski coach, has been convicted of 37 criminal offenses related to the abuse and exploitation of his young, female students 20 years ago.
It’s the 45th anniversary of Title IX–which prohibits sex-based discrimination in federally funded education–becoming law in the USA. Senator Kamala Harris explains how it passed, what it means, and why it needs to be protected.
In the UK, parliamentarians from all major parties are asking for an amendment to the Queen’s Speech that would ensure that Northern Irish women can access abortions, funded by the National Health Services, in England.
The federal government announces it will dedicate funding to improve access to midwifery services, and to establish community based midwifery projects, in Canada’s First Nation and Inuit communities.
Kathryn Joyce at The New Republic investigates: Are Protestants concealing a Catholic-size sexual abuse scandal?