What’s Current: Police Scotland criticized over policy allowing suspects to self-identify sex

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  • Police Scotland face criticism after being unable confirm when a policy change was made allowing suspects to self-identify their sex, calling crime statistics reporting into question.
  • In Uttar Pradesh, India, two men are arrested after filming themselves gang raping a deaf and mute teen girl and uploading the footage on social media.
  • Japanese women petition their government to ban workplace dress codes that require female employees to wear high heels.
  • Philippine women fight to keep  the history of wartime sexual slavery at the hands of the Imperial Japanese Army during WWII alive, having received neither an official apology nor compensation.
  • A UK GCSE exam paper is criticized by scientists after testing authorities replaced the word “sex” with “gender” in questions about reproductive biology.
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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