General election 2019: Record number of women set to stand https://t.co/Ltv4fzSYPT
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) November 15, 2019
- A record number of women are set to stand for Parliament next month. BBC News reports that female candidates are likely to make up a third of people running.
- Police and FBI have arrested a man suspected to be the Potomac River rapist, who sexually assaulted at least 10 women and killed one in the 90s.
- A libertarian group is suing California for discriminating against men, challenging a new state law that requires companies to have at least one woman on their board of directors by 2020.
- An Egyptian woman is taking on the country’s inheritance laws, which require that female heirs inherit half as much as male heirs.