What’s Current: Saskatchewan introduces legislation allowing police to inform women about men’s violent pasts

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Clare Wood was murdered by George Appleton in 2009. He had a history of domestic violence that she was unaware of
  • Saskatchewan is the first Canadian province to introduce “Clare’s Law,” which allows police to inform women if they’re dating men with a criminal history of abusing women.
  • The UK Labour Party threatened a female member with disciplinary action for calling a trans-identified male a man.
  • A Florida man has been charged for posting video of himself raping his two-year-old daughter to the dark web.
  • Hundreds of millions of women are believed to be “missing” in Asia and Eastern Europe as a result of “extreme preference for sons” and female infanticide. More than 20 countries’ sex ratios are “severely skewed,” with as few as 80 girls to 100 boys.
  • Senator Yvonne Boyer wants the government to study the historic — and reportedly ongoing — coerced sterilizations of Indigenous women in Canadian hospitals.
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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