What’s Current: Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon charged with rape and indecent assault

  • Gilbert Rozon, founder of Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival, has been charged with rape and indecent assault against a single victim following allegations made by over a dozen women.
  • A tampon manufacturer has announced a recall of certain Kotex products in Canada and the U.S. after complaints of tampons unraveling and becoming stuck inside women’s bodies.
  • Thousands of migrant girls in Indonesia are disappearing after being lured with supposed opportunities for work and a better life.
  • Two more medical schools in Japan have admitted to discriminating against female applicants. One university claims women “mature faster,” therefore male applicants require extra help.
  • Women will be allowed to race Switzerland’s Cresta Run toboggan track after an 89-year ban was overturned. Women were allowed to race alongside men until it was deemed medically dangerous in the 1920s.
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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist from Vancouver, BC. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, Quillette, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and is now exiled in Mexico with her very photogenic dog.