Australia abortion laws: Terminations now legal in New South Wales https://t.co/vZyyGupkVy
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- Abortion is now decriminalized across Australia after New South Wales, the last remaining state where abortion was illegal, voted to overturn a 119-year-old law.
- Thousands of Moroccan women have put themselves at risk of arrest by admitting to terminating pregnancies and having sex outside of marriage in order to show solidarity with a journalist jailed for the crimes.
- CBC reports that six women have come forward to share their experiences as targets of inappropriate behavior by Ottawa Coun. Rick Chiarelli.
- The woman who launched the French version of the #MeToo movement, journalist Sandra Muller, is fined €20,000 for defaming the man she accused of sexual harassment. Following the court ruling, Muller said:
“It’s a proceeding that’s intended to silence the victims. The message is clear: ‘Be quiet.'”