What’s Current: Five women have been victims of domestic homicide in Ontario this month

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

  • Five Ontario women have been murdered by current or former male partners this January. Their names were Holly HamiltonElaine Bellevue, Baljit Thandi, Avtar Kaur, and Jan Singh.
  • Based on official crowd estimates, at least a million women marched in the United States and around the world on the first anniversary of the Women’s Marches protesting Donald Trump’s inauguration.
  • Female staff at the United Nations report that sexual harassment is rampant, and they face significant reprisals for speaking out.
  • Lidia Thorpe, the first female Aboriginal MP from Victoria, Australia, has received rape and death threats after saying that the state should fly flags at half-mast on Australia Day to recognize crimes against Aboriginal people.
  • A UK woman who feared men was put in a room with a trans-identified male patient during a bipolar episode, and was accused of transphobia when she objected.
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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