What’s Current: Hong Kong student alleges police sexually assaulted her following arrest at protest

  • A Hong Kong student claims she was sexually assaulted by police after being arrested at a pro-democracy protest, adding that she isn’t the only victim.
  • Four people are found guilty of trafficking women from Slovakia to Glasgow and forcing victims into prostitution and marriage.
  • A Seville judge throws out charges against three women accused of “crimes against religious sentiment” for carrying a vagina effigy in a May Day parade to protest the Church’s teachings on women’s reproductive rights.
  • Hundreds of women protested climate change by taking part in a “nurse-in” with their children at an Extinction Rebellion blockade in London.
  • A report warns that one quarter of women with incurable breast cancer had to see their doctor at least three times before being diagnosed.
Meghan McCarty

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