What’s Current: UK teachers’ union says ‘upskirting’ is on the rise, as pupils are targeting teachers

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

  • NASUWT, a UK teachers’ union, says that female teachers report a surge in upskirting photos taken of them by pupils as young as 11-years-old.
  • The New IRA, a splinter group of the former Irish Republican Army, issues an apology after one of their volunteers murdered journalist Lyra McKee while she covered last week’s riots in Derry. A fundraiser has been launched for her legacy and funeral expenses.
  • An Afghan woman named Aziza was whipped to unconsciousness by the Taliban for wearing a burqa with no mesh covering her face while at a market without her husband.
  • Selina Soule, a 16-year-old who placed third behind two trans-identified boys at the 2019 Connecticut State Championships in Girls Track, says that the proposed US Equality Act, H.R. 5, will eliminate fairness in girls’ athletics and scholarships.
  • A Newfoundland court sentenced a man to life in prison, without chance of parole for 25 years, for murdering his five-year-old daughter to spite her mother.
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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