What’s Current: High Court rules Northern Ireland abortion law breaches human rights

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

  • Northern Ireland’s criminalization of abortion is found to violate the UK’s human rights commitment, the High Court rules.
  • Lawsuit alleges James Franco’s now-defunct acting school sexually exploited women, promoting “widespread inappropriate and sexually charged behavior.”
  • A 56-year-old South Korean man is suspected to be the serial killer responsible for a series of rape-murders from over 30 years ago.
  • A Wall Street Journal report alleges insurance tycoon Greg Lindberg hired surveillance operatives to spy on women he was dating or viewed as prospective partners.
  • A UK court rules that an autistic man who cannot understand the concept of consent has a “fundamental right to sex” and must be allowed to pursue sexual relationships.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.

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