What’s Current: Women’s health apps used as ‘monitoring tool’ by employers and insurers

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  • Employers and health insurers are using family-planning apps to gather women’s health information, leading to concerns regarding pregnancy discrimination and regulation of abortion access.
  • A UK conference on immigration rights planned by the Center for Crime and Social Justice (CCSJ) was cancelled, after prospective speakers expressed fear of offending gender identity activists. CCSJ has stated that prisons should be segregated according to sex.
  • In Saudi Arabia, where it’s illegal for women to have intercourse outside of marriage or an abortion, babies born to unwed mothers are often abandoned on the streets.
  • Competing student walkouts were held at an Omaha, Nebraska high school, over a male student who identifies as a girl insisting on using the girls’ restrooms.
  • Meghan Murphy will be speaking on gender identity’s impact on the rights of women and girls in Central Glasgow, on Friday, May 24, 2019, with Bec Wonders and Susan Smith, at an event held by For Women Scotland, entitled, “Lessons From Canada.”
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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