What’s Current: Ontario to begin dispensing free abortion pill

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news round up.

 

As of August 10th, Ontario will begin dispensing the abortion pills, Mifegymiso, for free. The drug, known internationally as RU-486, currently costs $300.

A new federal lawsuit says the Nebraska State Patrol forced female recruits to submit to invasive, medically unnecessary vaginal exams performed by a male doctor before they could be hired.

An abusive man in Ireland was allowed back into his wife’s home after she was forced to represent herself because she could not afford the €130 fee she needed to pay to get legal aid.

More than 1000 johns have been arrested in the last month throughout the US, as part of the National Johns Suppression Initiative.

Apparently it is now important to “illuminate” your vulva.

The medical system fails women time and time again.

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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