What’s Current: Charlottesville terrorist has history of violence against women

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James Alex Fields

James Alex Fields Jr., the man charged with killing a woman at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville on Saturday, was previously accused of beating his mother and threatening her with a knife.

University offers men funding to study nursing and midwifery, in order to address the “gender imbalance” in these courses.

Girls who appear to be as young as five walked the runway in a Victoria’s Secret–style fashion show in China.

Nova Scotia remains the only province in Canada that requires women to obtain a referral from a doctor in order to get an abortion.

Billabong thinks men surf, while women pose provocatively on the beach.

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, 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 lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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