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

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

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