Idaho became the first US state to ban trans-identified male athletes from competing in female sports leagues, enacting new laws that also prevent changes to birth certificates.
The government of France will pay for hotel rooms for victims of domestic violence and open pop-up counseling centers after reports showed the number of abuse cases soared 30 per cent under coronavirus lockdown.
Malaysia’s women’s affairs ministry has apologized for a series of posters instructing women to wear makeup at home and to refrain from nagging their husbands in order to prevent domestic violence.
Nova Scotia suspends home births less than a week after midwives experienced a spike in demand as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
MARY HICKMAN HAS DONE VOICE WORK FOR THE ENGLISH AUDIO TOUR OF THE WAR AND WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS MUSEUM IN SOUTH KOREA. SHE IS CURRENTLY DEVELOPING A VOLUNTEER-RUN AUDIO PROJECT TO BRING AWARENESS TO FEMINIST WRITERS.
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