Dozens of women dressed in black gathered outside the New York City courthouse where Harvey Weinstein is standing trial for rape, chanting anti-assault anthems inspired by a Chilean feminist collective. https://t.co/r2HBz7r9SS pic.twitter.com/JqJl1g8oEe
— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 11, 2020
- Women gathered outside the New York City courthouse where Harvey Weinstein is standing trial for rape to protest sexual assault using a song and dance inspired by Chilean feminists.
- A British woman who claims she was raped while on vacation in Cyprus tells BBC News Scottish police “discouraged” her from pursuing legal action.
- Women now hold more jobs in the US than men for the first time since 2010, with females representing 50.4 per cent of positions held, Labor Department data reveals.
- Human Rights Watch reports that funding for Brazilian government projects to protect women has dried up since President Jair Bolsnaro took office in January 2019.
- Lawmakers in six US states are working to pass the “Gender is Real Legislative (GIRL) Act,” a law that would require trans-identified student athletes to compete based on their biological sex rather than gender identity.