What’s Current: Teenage rape victim sentenced to 30 years in prison after stillbirth in El Salvador

Salvadoran women take part in a demonstration to demand the decriminalization of abortion in San Salvador on 23 February 2017. (Image: Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images)

Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez Cruz, a 19-year old woman from El Salvador who was pregnant as the result of repeated rapes and had a stillbirth, has been convicted of murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison. 

Leaders in Wales and Scotland announce that they will follow the lead of UK government and offer free abortion to women from Northern Ireland.

A Manchester man charged with the sexual assault of a four-year-old girl pleads guilty, saying he thought the victim was an adult.

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Bertha Zuñiga, the daughter of Berta Caceres, has survived an armed attack, just weeks after being named leader of the Indigenous rights organization formerly lead by her mother.

A Pennsylvania judge has set a November date for the retrial of Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges.

Susan Cox
Susan Cox

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

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