What’s Current: Sweden sees 1,500 per cent rise in gender dysphoria diagnoses among teen girls

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  • A report from Sweden’s Board of Health found a 1,500 per cent rise in teenage girls diagnosed with gender dysphoria from 2008-2018, adding to the growing public debate over the medical transitioning of youth.
  • Slovakia’s parliament refused to sign an international treaty aimed at combating violence against women. Out of 150 parliament members, 96 voted to reject the treaty, known as the Istanbul Convention.
  • Life expectancy among England’s poorest women has declined since 2011, due to rising health and income inequalities, warns a government report.
  • An Inuk woman was jailed in Nunavut after phoning the RCMP to report domestic abuse.
  • Three female high school runners in Connecticut who are suing to block a policy allowing males to compete in female sports will receive an award from the Republican party honoring their bravery.
Genevieve Gluck
Genevieve Gluck

Genevieve Gluck is a writer and advocate for women's sex-based rights and creator of Women's Voices, an audio library dedicated to bringing awareness to feminist texts and speeches.