What’s Current: Sudanese women threatened with fines and beatings for wearing pants

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup.

  • Looking to make up for lost oil revenue, Sudanese public order courts and warrantless police raids on private homes have begun punishing women with fines to avoid lashings or imprisonment, for public order offenses that include wearing pants and selling alcohol.
  • This year has been unusually deadly for female journalists around the world.
  • Nelly is being sued for sexual assault and defamation after the rapper publicly claimed Monique Greene fabricated the story.
  • A Kelowna man is charged with three counts of second-degree murder after killing his wife and two daughters.
  • According to US studies, if there is a gun in the home, it’s five times more likely that domestic abuse will end in a woman’s murder.
Natasha Chart
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.

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