What’s Current: Sanjay Naker jailed after dragging young woman into London Bridge alley and raping her

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  • Sanjay Naker, a 28-year-old financial consultant from Wood Green, north London, was found guilty of three counts of oral rape, one count of attempted rape, and one count of sexual assault after attacking an 18-year-old woman in an alley. A passer-by found Naker standing over his half-naked victim, zipping up his pants as she lay unconscious and covered in urine and vomit.
  • Namibian feminist and liberation activist, Ottilie Abrahams, has died at the age of 80.
  • Kathleen Stock writes that, in the current UK push to change the Gender Recognition Act, it’s being overlooked that “changing the concept of ‘woman’ will cause unintended harms.”
  • A UK study on women’s health indicates that women who are at low risk for breast cancer could safely be screened only rarely, based on their genetic risk profile.
  • Sarah Ditum: “Too often, gender neutrality is accomplished by neutralizing services or analyses centred on women.”
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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