What’s Current: For Woman Scotland warns GRA will erode women’s rights

  • For Women Scotland held its first public meeting in Edinburgh, voicing concerns about proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act and its implications for future women’s rights. Susan Smith of For Women Scotland said:

“If we cannot see sex, than we cannot see sexism, we cannot define sexuality, and it is the most vulnerable women who will suffer from this.”

  • A Saudi refugee revealed to Insider that parts of Saudi Arabia’s guardianship system has been digitized into a “sophisticated” online system called Absher, which contains a database of Saudi women and the means to bar them from travel.
  • Educated South Korean women are having trouble finding careers in the country’s male-dominated corporate culture, where firms often eliminate female applicants due to stereotypes that women do not perform as well as men in the industry.
  • The University of Victoria is conducting a consultation on “inclusive washrooms.”
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.