What’s Current: Bangladeshi student set on fire after filing sexual harassment complaint

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

  • Bangladeshi student, Nusrat Jahan Rafi, dies five days after being set on fire for filing a sexual assault complaint against her headmaster.
  • Vancouver Whitecaps’ supporters walked out of Wednesday night’s game in protest of the Whitecaps and Canadian Soccer Association failure to protect players from abusive coaches.
  • Three Malaysian women are under investigation by Islamic officials for hosting an event where they discussed their choice to stop wearing the hijab.
  • Female Uber drivers in Saudi Arabia are given the option to only drive other female riders.

 

Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

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

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