- The abortion pill Mifegymiso can now be prescribed up to nine weeks into a pregnancy in Canada, rather than the previous limit of seven weeks. Health Canada has also determined that women will no longer be required to provide written consent to take Mifegymiso, nor will health professionals need to register with the drug’s distributor, Celopharma, to prescribe or dispense it.
- Activists say the trial of Dafne McPherson, who currently serving a 16-year sentence for miscarrying, demonstrates a growing trend in Mexico wherein prosecutors criminalize women by accusing them of intentionally inducing abortion (which is illegal in much of the country).
- The OPP Major Crimes unit are looking for Austin Tyler Wells, an Ontario man wanted for human trafficking and child porn.
- Hilla Kerner:
“We believe men can change. We believe men can do better. We believe men can treat us better. But they’re not likely to change as long as they get permission and encouragement to violate our bodily integrity and autonomy.”