What’s Current: Oxford University rules that women-only fellowship is ‘discriminatory on the basis of gender’

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

  • Oxford University has determined that a women-only fine arts fellowship is discriminatory on the basis of gender and will now accept applications from males.
  • UK police data shows that between 2015 and 2017, 55 women were killed by partners, ex-partners, or stalkers, whose violent or threatening behaviour they had previously reported to police.
  • Eighty three per cent of  female journalists in China say they have been sexually harassed in the workplace. According to a new survey, roughly 40 per cent of offences were committed by superiors, another 30 per cent were committed by peers.
  • Four Indigenous girls in Australia have died by suicide in the last week.
  • Canadian authorities suspect that the Saudi government has helped a 28-year-old Saudi citizen leave the country instead of staying to face criminal charges, including sexual assault and forcible confinement. An investigation by The Oregonian/Oregon Live has found several similar cases in the state.
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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