What’s Current: Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking launches national hotline for survivors

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  • The Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking launched a national, multilingual hotline supporting victims and survivors of human trafficking, and will accept tips from members of the public.
  • A study of UK girls reveals that one in five are bullied over their periods, and as many as two-thirds have missed class due to menstruation.
  • Loujain al-Hathloul, a feminist campaigner arrested for driving in Saudi Arabia, remains on trail as Saudi officials use her case of torture and detention to deter other women’s rights activists.
  • A women’s shelter in Saskatoon has closed due to lack of funding. According to a study by Women’s Shelters Canada, one in five shelters reported not having received funding increases in 10 years or more.
  • The 21-year-old uncle of a missing five-year-old Utah girl has been charged with her murder.
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.